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MARINE STEERING SYSTEMS STEERING W WELS AND BILGE PUMPS A COMPLETE MANUALTHE EDSON CORP 460 INDUSTRIAL PK RD NEW BEDFORD MA 02745 TEL 617 Cockpit Planning 4243 AutoPilot Planning 4041 AutoPilot Rapid Drive 41 Self Bearngs Aligning 10 Binocular Holders 29 Brake Pedestal 29 Brake Rack Pinion Worm 9 Bulkhead Steerers 1416 Cables Engine Controls 34 Chain 25 Chain Idlers 17 Clevises 2 734 Compasses 52 Compass Covers 2 952 Compass Pedestals 10 Couplings Shaft 10 Data Sheets 53 Engine Controls 3435 Glass Holders 3 1 Guards 28 Hydraulic Adapter Kits 18 Idlers 1722 Installation AutoPilot 4041 Installation Pedestals 4 650 Installation PullPul1 3639 Installation Rack Pinion 78 Installation Worm 1213 Instrument Housings 3233 Maintenance Pedestal 51 Maintenance PullPull 38 51INDEX BY Rack Pinion 9 Maintenance Worm 13 MidShip Cockpit Planning 44 45 Offshore Quadrant Idler 17 Pedestals 2 021 PullPull Steering 3639 PushPull Cables 34 Pumps 5456 Pump Accessories 56 Quadrants 172627 Rack and Pinion 6 9 Radial Drive 23 Seats 30 Sheaves Chain 17 Sheaves Wire Rope 24 Sheave Bracket 22 Stuffing Boxes 27 Sprockets 16 Tables 303 1 Tiller Arms 27 Umbrellas 28 Universals 10 Wire Rope 25 Wheel Adapters 4 Wheel Covers 29 Wheel Hub 2 Wheels Steering 24 Worm Steerers 1113 Worm Steerers Accessories 10LETTER TO OUR CUSTOMERSDear Friends Edson5 newest Catalog represents all the latest developments from our 122years o f designing and pumps and marine steering systems We owe a deep gratitude to not only our staffhere at Edson but to you who have contributed many excellent suggestions and comments The corporation was founded in 1859 by Jacob Edson who lived in the Boston area and invented the diaphragm pump Other early products produced by Edson include deck hardware such as anchor and cargo winches portholes galvanized sheet metal pumps and worm steering systems Later on Edson produced the Geared Quadrant Steerer that was used on virtually all early catboats A product now out o f this catalog but even though first produced in 1895 we can still furnish spare parts The large worm steerers were favored for the large schooners o f the early 19005 Among them were King George Vs Willhem5 MeteorIII and many many others Edson takes great pride in the development o f new products and new ideas and the catalog 15 new steering and pump products all designed to broaden the Edson specialty o f steerers and pumps The Edson Corporation is committed to bringing you the finest in quality products and to continually add to our line and to give you the very best in Suddenand great deal of leg room for helmsmankhead Steerers and two 36 Elkhide Covere inless Steel Destroyer Wheels THE EDSON CORPORATION LIMITED t aAn Edson Pedestal in a beamy catboat is a ble the traditional with the modem using Fig Steerer Fig 644SE Wheel Elkhide Cover and 708Engine ControI II sorts of fun activion Fig 603C30 Teakwheel withTeak up a fiberglass cockpit and gives the of personality Note the handy teak a sandwich ora drinkA 6448 28 Stainless Steel Wheel and an Edson Ffg a20 Bridge Deck Steerer mounted behind the traveler offers the helmsman his own aft steerina oosition for better visibilityOne of the many features of the Rack and Pinion Ffg 346 is the comfortable steering position using a h a 6448 24 wheel on a raised seat for etter visibility over the cabin topcombination Here can bkseen a custom windtable or 4 glasses or a plateThe Edson Corporation Edsonwarrants to the original consumer purchaser of this product that it is free from defects in materials and 7 workmanship Edsons responsibility is limited to repair or at Edsons election replacement of any defective product and does not include any charges for removal reinstallation or incidental or consequential damages Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you Expiration This Warranty and any implied warranties shall expire one 1 year from the date of purchase provided however that if any product is used for any commercial activity this warranty shall expire ninety 90days from date of purchase Some states do not allow limitations on how long an implied Warranty lasts so the above limitation may not apply to you Exceptions The above warranty does not apply to metal finishes or coatings to a product not installed or maintained following Edsons instructions damaged by casualty or improper use repaired or modified by other than Edson personnel installed in a vessel or manner judged by Edson to be an inappropriate application o f its product or used with other products incompatible with the Edson product or which adversely affectits performance or durability Claim Procedure 1 Immediately upon purchase complete and mail to Edson the Owner Information Card accompanying Edsons equipment i f any 2 Immediately upon discovery of any apparent defect notify your vendor the builder of your boat or Edson describing such defect 3 the Vendor boatbuilder or Edson shall make a preliminary determination as to whether a warranty claim is justified and i f so 4upon request Edson shall authorize return of the product NO product shall be returned until authorized by Edson 5After such authorization return the product freight prepaid with proof of purchase if no owner information card has been filed with Edson to r The Edson Corporation 460 Industrial Park Rd New Bedford MA 1 0 2 7 4 5 6I f found defective Edson shall repair or replace the product and return it at Edsonir expense if destination is within continental USA or i f not or i f special freight required at owners expense Other Rights This Warranty gives you specific legal rights and you may also have other rights which vary from State to StateNo Page 100 57INDEX BY FIG NUMBER Fig Fig No Page No Page No PageFig 420 21 671 56Fig 743 24No Page 812 31460 Industrial Pk Rd Tel 617 9959711 The Edson Corporation New Bedford MA 02745 Telex 951337Printed in USA10820MQ Copyright 1980CRAFTED WHEELSThese beautifully crafted wheels will give years of service and pleasure to the owner who wants the best workmanship on his yacht work boat or fishing boat These are not mass production wheels but are all hand made from throroughly seasoned stock carefully selected for matching grain and color Rims and felloes are rigidly secured by brass fastening capped with holly plugs Each spoke is hand fitted so the wheel cannot loosen at the hub an important feature not found on production wheelsOverall diameter wheel sizes Inches 1cm 201508 221558 241609 261660 281711 301762 321812 341861 361914 381990 4011016 4211066 Teak Rim Fig 687 Teak Yacht Wheel Fig 601C 6 lbs127k 8 lbsl36k 19 lbs186k 16 IbsR2k 111 Ibsl5k 20 ibsl9k 20 Ibsl9k 22 IbsllOk 25 Ibslll3k 23 lbl105I4 LIDESTROYE P WHEELSThe most popular of all Edson Steering Wheels was originated by Edson and is a registered Trade Mark of this Corporation Edson offers four models including the stainless steel wheel the vinyl coated wheel the leather covered stainless steel wheel and the teak rim wheel Being smooth they do not catch clothing and with their lightness are very sensitive and eliminate the flywheel effect of the heavier wheels With the Fig 698 wheel adapter and our ability to manufacture virtually all specials these wheels are adaptable to most all makes of steerers Wheel sizes 18 to 40 are six spoke wheels 44 to 72 and larger are 8 spoke Larger sizes are available upon Steel Wheel Sizes lncheslcm Fig 644s 5 lbs123k 181457 5 lbsl23k 201508 5 lbsl23k 221558 6 lbs127k 241609 6 lbsl27k 26166 7 IbsI3l k 281711 8 lbs136k 301762 9 lbsl4l k 321812 3485 10 lbs145k 361914 38196 Vinyl Coated Fig 644V 5 lbsl23k 8 lbsl36k 7 Ibsl3l k 9 lbsl4l k 8 lbs136k on request 10 lbs145k 11 lbs149kFIG 601 Teak WheelsTeak Yacht Wheel with teak rim installed Fig 603 6 Spoke 7 1b132 9 1b141 6 Spoke 6 Spoke 6 Spoke 8 Spoke17 lbs177kITeak Rim 6 Bronze Fig 644BIBronze w l Teak Handle Fig 602B126 Ibsll l7kI1428 lb11311Note Unless otherwise specified all wheels will be furnished with11254cm bore size 23186cm hub length and approximately 2 weeks lead time 119cm key sizeNote These handcrafted wheels are made for each specific order allowTeak Yacht Wheels Have a highly polished FIG 601 603 chrome bronze hub Fastenings are plugged with handsome holly bungs The Fig 601 teak wheels are standard spoked wheels and the Fig 603 teak wheels come with a laminated 1 inch diameter teak rim installed FIG 687 Teak Rims An all teak laminated rim usually factory installed on Edson Wheels but available for The rims are approximately 1 1254cm in diameter and will add a total of 25cm to the overall wheel diameter With the rim you have the warmth of wood and a nonsnagging smooth wheel On an existing wheel we must know the outside diameter of the spokes Rims supplied in 5 sizes shown in above chart All rims are supplied unvarnished FIG 602 Bronze Spoke Wheel with Teak Handles For those who prefer tradition Edson offers hand cast bronze wheels with teak handles These wheels are not mass produced and the surfaces are subject to variations See chart on page 3 FlG667 Wheel Hubs For those who prefer to make their own mahogany or teak wheel Edson will provide the polished bronze or chrome bronze hub All wheel hubs will be furnished with a 1 1254cm bore 23sU603cmhub length and 1 h 191cm key size unless otherwise specified For 20 through 26 wheels spokes require 1 318cm square wood stock and for all larger sizes 28 through 42 spokes require wood stockBronze Hub Chrome Hub Fig 667C Fig 6678SlZE 2 Recommended Hub Size For Wheels 20 lhru 26 SlZE 4 Recommended Hub Size For Wheels 28 lhru 34 SlZE 6 Recommended Hub Size For Wheels 36 thru 421118 Ibsl8lk 28 lbs1126k Note Wheels are all nominal sizes 31 lbs1139k and may vary slightly in diameter 601152 641162 33 Ibsll48k I I I 721181 35 lbs1157k Note All wheel will be furnished with 1254mm bore size 26cm hub length and 1635mm key size unless otherwise 602 Bronze Spoke Wheel with Teak HandlesHub No of OD Spokes4 1bs118k4 Ibsll8k466 lbs127k6 lbs127k5489 Ibsl4lk9 lbsl4lk68Fig 667 Wheel HubsFIG 6448 Stainless Steel Wheel The yachtsmans favorite the stainless wheel has a gleaming rim of ovalized 1 tubing with solid stainless spokes for sizes 18 through 48 and hollow stainless spokes for sizes 54 through 72 These wheels are fabricated from the finest stainless steel they are smooth highly polished and lightweight FIG 644V Vinyl Coated Aluminum Wheel A smooth grey vinyl is coated fusion bonded over an aluminum casting to produce this never hot never cold to the touch steering wheel FIG 834 Teak Rim Wheel Edsons custom Teak Rim Destroyer Wheels come with 12 stainless steel spokes and an all new exclusive stainless steel wheel hub enabling the spokes to be internally welded at the hub The Edson rim is laminated in three thicknesses of Teak and finished to an easy gripping I1h diameter The teak rim is warm to the touch beautiful in appearance and feather light for the ultimate in feeling Edsons Teak Rim Wheel is available in 5 sizes through 38 in diameter The wheel is delivered with the rim unfinished ready to be either varnished or treated with an exterior teak finish As each wheel is custom made please allow about 10 days for delivery FIG 733 Leather Covering Kit For Edson offers leather kits for new orexisting wheelsThe kit includes the leather covering prewaxed sail twine and the needle All we need is the correct diameter of the wheel A strong simple and quick cross stitch should be used For example a28 wheel can be covered in about three hours FIG 644SE Leather Covering for New Wheels The ultimate luxury a very soft leather covering that can be applied to all Fig 644 Stainless or Vinyl Destroyer Wheels For new wheels with leather covering sewn on at the factory see the price page under Fig 644SE FIG 716 Leather Covering for Your Present Wheel Send your wheel t o Edson and we will sew the leather covering on for you Costs per wheel size are listed under Fig 716 in the price pageWHEELS ANDFIG 688 Character WheelsFIG 688 Character Wheels Edsonls Character Wheel i r designed to fit the many character boats now being built Edson has substituted corrosion resistant aluminum for the old style galvanized iron to get a wheel that is light nonmagnetic and equipped with teak handles in effect modern materials and concept for an old style productA GUIDE TO SELECT NG YOUR STEERING SYSTEMNot too long ago wheel steering was only associated with large ocean racing and traditional sailboats The rapidly growing trend towards wheel steering has changed to include cruising and racing sailboats as small as 18 feet Many people once believed the only way toget theUfeelof a sailboat was with a tillerThe popularity of wheel steering as well as its practicality has shown even the most adamant tiller man that better feel and better boat control can be obtained with wheel steering Without the tiller sweeping theentire cockpit the crew can perform more functionally guests can relax more comfortably and shorthanded family sailing suddenly becomes simple Planning a steering system for a tiller conversion or an option on a new boat is not a casual matter and should be done with the utmost thought and consideration More time should go into the planning of acockpit than any other part of the boat this is where the crew spends the vast majority of their time whether the boat is for cruising or racing Moreover the cockpit is the base for handling sails as well as steering Thus in this one area of the boat comfort convenience performance and safety are all equally vital factors neglect even one and the pleasure of sailing is in ieooardvA major part of planning agood steering installation islocating thesteerer This must take location of the rudderpost winches main sheet and engine controls All must be located properly or moved to the appropriate location for a functional and comfortable cockpit The aft cockpit steering location is normally associated with h t e older traditional design where a worm gear type steerer to a rudderpost located in the aft end of the cock O p i t It is also the location used for the New Edson Rack and Pinion Steerer installed abovedeck directly toarudderpost located in thevery aft end of the cockpit or with atransom hung rudder The is often locatedwell aft in thecockpit in cruising and racing boats minimum distance 21 inches from the pedestal centerline to the aft cockpit bulkhead Theadvantageof any of theseaft steering installations is that the helmsman is well aft out of theway of crew members working winches From this position the helmsman sees all the action can cast off sheets or tail winches participate in cockpit conversation and has a complete view of the sails and rig In the midcockpit installation the helm is farther forward where the boat is wider so the helmsman can get more outboard instruments mounted in the cabin bulkhead can beeasily read the winches and cleats are more accessible to the helmsman whether they are forward or aft of the helm On a cruising boat this location clears the aft end of thecockpit forcrew members or guests not needed for handling sheets Neither the backstay nor main sheet need interfere with the helmsman standing behind the wheel and the helmsman has sufficient room to brace his feet without restriction With the helm in midcockpit winch location does become critical especially when installing wheel steer in in an exist in c o c k iwhere t winch locations are fixed concentrating both winches and helm in the middle of the cockpit can be most inconvenient for both helmsman and crew The forward cockpit installation places the helmsman close to the companionway under the protection of a dodger out of the way of winches and main sheet and in a wide part of the boat where head sails can be easily viewed fihoing the type of steerer is specifically covered on its I ppropriatepage of this catalog however each has certain which are best suited for a particular type boat Rack and Pinion Steering is most useful on boats from 16 to 40 feet where space under the cockpit floor is limited or for those small sailboats with transom hung rudders such as the trailerable models The inboard rudder models that are particularly well suited are those with the rudderpost coming through the aft1Wheel Size Alum No 20n1508 1 6 8 8 A1Spokes No 61Wt k 6127FIG 6851FIG 685 Flying Bridge Wheels For cruisers and sport fishermen with flying bridges and smaller open high speed fishermen with console steering positions The wheels are dished 25cm and are cast of nonmagnetic aluminum Warm t o the touch these aluminum wheels have a fushion bonded coating of grey vinyl All Edson Wheels can be easily adapted to fit steerers of other manufacture by using a Fig 698 Edson Adapter and an Edson wheel nut Furnish Edson the size of your wheel shaft and the make and model of your steerer4118k 6127k 20508cm 1 685V FIG 604Stainless Steel Spoke Wheel with Teak HandlesA traditional wheel with modern materials the Fig 604 wheel is fabricated with a gleaming rim of ovalized tubing and solid stainless spokes internally welded at the hub for maximum strength and a smooth neat appearance Sizes 24 30 and 36 availableFIG 673 Wheel N361914 cm 6 lbs127 KWheel Size Fig No 16406cml 685V1 1Spokes No 3 3I S o k Wheel e wleak HandlesFIG 826 Quick Release Wheel Nut For those who have oversized wheels and wish to have access t o cockpit seat lockers or who wish toremove the wheel for protection against theft the Quick Release Wheel Nut enables the removal of your wheel quickly and easily Available in two thread sizes 3 h 10 and 114 FIG 673 Wheel Nuts Edsons wheel nuts are available in a choice of three materials glossy black plastic Chrome Plated Forged Brass and Polished Brass The Black nut is a molded product that is easily tightened on the shaft and has a built in friction device to eliminate ioosening by vibration The Black nut will stay shiney and new for years and is now standard on ail Edson steerers FIG 826 Quick Release Nuts3IThread SizeIn1431410 Fig NoFIG 698 Wheel Adapter The answer for installing Edson wheels on steerers of other makes Simple and strong the adapter is made of brass and furnished with a stainless steel locking pin stainless steel wheel key Orders must include the and a lhN make and model of the steerer See the price page for available adapters Remember to order 3 items the wheel the adapter and the wheel nut FIG 858 Leather Chafing Gear The same leather material as used for wheel rim covers is now available as scraps for chafing gear in a 4 t o 6 oz bag Complete hides measuring approximately 20 square feet are also available see price pages FIG 684 Stainless Steel Keystock for Wheel Shafts Standadd Square Size and Length 1 h x 112 All Edson pedestal ar steerer wheel shafts come complete with stainless steel k e k d stock as standard equipment Edsons keystock will not rust like steel and is tougher than brass When ordering as a spare for h x 11 2 Other sizes and Edson wheel shafts always specify 1 lengths available upon requestIChrome Black Fig No 673C No or the very aft part of the cockpit floor The Rack and Pinion can virtually be plugged into these setups with a minimumamount of installation effort with the exception of building a cover over the steerer to serve as a helm seat Worm Gear Steering is often referred to as NonReversing meaning the feedback from the rudder will not normally turn the wheel when the helmsman lets go of the wheel These steerers are most often used on traditional boats with aft raked inboard rudders Because of the rake it is often impossible t o install a quadrant underthe cockpit floor This type of steerer is attached directly to the rudderpost above the cockpit floor at right angles to the rudderpost The steerer shaft may be fitted with a universal and an extra bearing to build in the exact wheel helm A wheel box must be built overthe steerer to serve as a helm seat This box can be kept as narrow as possibleso the helmsman can sit behindoralong side the wheel The box can have a flip up top to serve as a seat back for long watches at the wheel Engine controls can be located right on the sideof the helm seat within easy reach of the helmsman Despite the worm gear steerer being nonreversing there are always those boats with an excetional weather helm or oarticularlv hard steering For these boats we now offera fridtion shaft brak for all sizes of worm steerers Bulkhead Steerers are most advantageous for power boats motorsailers two station steering MidShip Cockpit boats and bridge deck console type steering stations generally found on custom racing boats Bulkhead steerers can be purchased for very small boats using direct sprocket and chain drive as well as 2l and 3l geared reduction sprocket and chain steerers for very large commercial vessels such as fishing boats and tug boats Pedestal Steering is well suited for both midship cockpit and aft cockpit boats with inboard rudders as well as transom hung rudders This system requires space under the cockpit floor for mounting sheaves sheave bracket or Radial drive Steering System It offers maximum flexibility in that any number of sheaves may be mounted to route wire rope around engine spaces through aft cabins or around fuel tanks etcThe pedestal type system comprised of sprocket chain and wire rope can be used very efficiently for both cruising and racing boats up to 80 feet by varying the size of the steering wheel and the size of the quadrant toeffectively changethe poweroutput necessaryto sail your boat This steerer is very popular and most versatile when planning your cockpit for convenience accessories such as brake guard tables instrument housings engine controls helm seat and autopilot drives PullPull Steering is a new system offered by Edson as an alternative to a sheave and wire rope system This System can be used with either Bulkhead or Pedestal Steerers with inboard or outboard rudder boats It is most advantageous for MidShip Cockpit and Aft Cabin boats when routing the steering cables from the Center Cockpit to the rudderpost can become complicated The PullPull System uses standard Edson components in conjunction with flexible conduit housing 7 x 19 stainless steel wire rope Unlike pushpull cables such as those used on engine controls pullpull is always in tension The result is very positive steering control without the play and lost motion generally associated with a PushPull Cable Each steering section of the catalog shows a chart for selecting the recommended size steering system for your boat Each chart is composed of information gathered from our many years of leadership in marine steering Due to the many variations in yacht design in areas of hull shape engine horsepower and sail configuration final must be approved by your Naval Architect 698 Wheel Adapters For Wheel Adapter Sheet EB 214 write or call the Edson CorpRACK AND PON STEERERSr2 1RACK AND PINION STEERERSThe Rack Forward Steerers are for those boats with little or no room aft of the rudderpost There are two models each having distinctive uses These should be carefully evaluatedRack and PinionDesigned for transom hung rudder inboard rudder double ended boats with dl board rudder racing and cruising boats to about 40 feet these steerers offer the answer for those requiring a compact powerful and sensitive wheel system for their craft Positive response provides the helmsman with complete feel of the rudderThe transom hung models offer 16 turns of the wheel lock to lock in 70 and the inboard models 18 turns to lock in 80 Easeof installation is primary featureTransom hung rudder models attach directly to the rudder through a slot approximately 2 x 6 in the transom lnboard rudder models attach to the rudderpost or rudderpost extension and are available for mounting either fore or aft of the rudderpostThe steerer frames then bolt onto theaft deckorsuitable mounting surface You need only build asimple strong combination seat and cover for over the steerer Rack and pinion steerers are ruggedly constructed of bronzeand bronzealloys with 1 stainless steel wheel shaft andhardware h e s materials e were tested and proven for their extra wear resistance reliability and will provide years of trouble free performanceFig 347 Forward Mounted Rack and Pinion Steerer This steerer attaches directly to the rudderpost and the wheel is parallel to the rudderost The A on the shaft dimension is standard at 21 or is available to suit See chart below for steerer sizes Fig 346 Forward Mount Rack and Pinion Steerer complete with shaft universal and a 1 SelfAligning Bearing This steerer is the same basic model as the Fig 347 but it incorporates a shaft universal This pivots at a point 141z1 forward of the rudderpost The selfaligning bearing iswRACK AND PINION HUNG RACY THICKNESS 341 incheslcm1314 44IIbs24IkFig 342inches cm35013112 1891281 127 1 IIII3501 3112189131 1140The Edson Rack and Pinion Steerers are made in four different configurations transom hung rudder steerers two different types of inboard rudder steerers and a rack and pinion steerer for double enders These steerers mount 90 to the rudder axis orboats with forward rakes or extreme aft rakes on this axis the steerers are available with a shaft universal and an additional bearing Shaft universals can change wheel rakes to 30 degrees in either direction To allow the helmsman to the top of the wheel should be located about 321802cm up from the cockpit sole lnall cases keep the seat low enough so the helmsmans feet are firmly planted on the cockpit floor or other brace If they are left dangling the circulation will be cut off and the position becomes uncomfortable oatswith rudderposts located too low in the cockpit can use the Fig 782 rudderpost extender and Fig 675 coupling to raise the steering assembly to the required height Edson will be glad to assist in the selection of the correct rack and pinion for your boat Just send in the top and side view construction drawings of your boat or if these are not available a simple sketch with dimensions and a photograph will helplnboard Rack and Pinion 1SELECTION GUIDE Helm SeatBuilt inFIG 341TRANSOM and pinion steerers are in most cases straight forward The variables a d A or shaft length rudderstock for transomhung rudders rudderpost size for inboard rudders and wheet angle Taking these one at a time 1 The A or shaft dimension is the distance from the axis on which the rudder turns to the aft face of the wheel hub If you intend on buildina a helm seat over the steerer be sure to add 6 to 8 inches for ieg clearance between the forward edge of the seat and the wheel If there is any question make the shaft a little long as it can be made shorter on the job 2 The width of the rudder or rudderstock dictates the size for transom hung rudder steerers Fig 341 and Fig 342 If in doubt get the next wider jaws as you can always shim the sides of the casting The jaws on the gear rack are drilled at the time of installation 3 The rudder post diameter determines the size of rack and pinion steerers for inboard rudders Refer to the size charts for Fig 343 344 346 and 347 4 All models of rack and pinion steerers are available with shaft universals if you want to raise or lower the wheel angle Fig 341 Transom Hung Rudder Steerer This steerer attaches directly to the rudder through a slot in the transom and the wheel is parallel to the Pintle Line The A dimension is standard at 21 inches or is available to suit Fig 342 Transom Hung Rudder Steerer Complete with shaft universal and 1 selfaligning bearing This steerer is the same basic model as the Fig 341 but it incorporates a shaft universal This pivots at a point of 14112 forward of the Pintle Line The selfaligning bearing is placed forward of the universal as close to the wheel as possible to keep the wheel with a solid feel The shaft universal can change the shaft angle up to 30 degrees The same steerer sizes apply to the 342 as the 341L FIG 346 for Removable Emergency the rack to the rudder or rudderpost at a 90 angle Align the steerer housing on the rack and check to make sure the height and angle of the wheel shaft are correct Securely bolt the housing in place on the aft deck or mounting platform Make sure this surface has suffi ient strength as it must absorb all of the steering loads If required tlJ einforce it Stops such as wooden blocks shown to the right should now be installed on both sides of the steerer to limit its travel to the desired arc The box over the steerer should be waterproof yet readily removable If you intend this box to double as a helmsman seat be sure to build it high enough to allow good visibility over the cabin top Provisions for emergency steering should be made by fitting a removable tiller on top of the rudder post lL 0 A 1Ft M to 25IL W L IFtto 22SIX Inches 18 20 20 22 22 24In Ft LORDERING INFORMATION77 926 30 31 3623 25 26 31273 300 3602 29 276When ordering a Rack and Pinion Steerer please specify the Figure number size type of boat and description For inboard steerers the rudderost diameter and key size is necessary Unless otherwise stated the keyway hill be onquadrant side If the steerer is to be used with a tubular rudderpost please sd vise and you will be supplied with a 318 inch pin pilot drilled through the cap of t h J quadrant Also advise the A or shaft length that best fits your installation When determining a wheel shaft length be sure tb include the thickness of the face of the wheel box space needed for an autopilot drive sprocket or length required for a Fig 783 Brake about 2114 Wheel shafts are 1 stainless steel and are machined to accept Edson Wheels with 1 bore by 2318 bore length with a 114 keyway Inboard Rudder Rack and Pinions are bored and keyed at the factory if the sizes are specified If not they will be supplied with a pilot boreWith Proper Iudder Stops and AutoPilot Note All screws and bolts should be tight and should be checked regularly to insure that they remain tight7TRANSOM HUNG RUDDERSRACK AND PINION MOUNTED RACK AND PINIONRACK AND PINION STEERERSThe Rack Aft steerers are for those boats with at least 12 inches of space aft of the rudderpost and limited space forward The basic dimension of the gear should be carefully noted as it is important to place the wheel about 32 inches up from the cockpit sole to allow the helmsman to steer specifically for double ended boats up to about 38 with transom hung rudders Edsons new model Rack and Pinion Steerer operates in a similar fashion to the standard Rack and Pinion Steerer with the feel of a tiller and very responsive to the touch It is available in two models for straight inline installations on vertical or nearly verticle rudders and for offset installations requiring a shaft universal and an adjustable bearing for angled rudders They require only a small slot in the stern for the operating rod This slot can be easily sealed with a homemade boot similar to one for a mast step Fig814 Double Ender Rack and Pinion Steerer consists of a Rack and Pinion Steerer with lever 2 clevis units connecting rod anda rudder lever unit The geared quadrant is designed to mount on a 1112138cm dummy rudderpost The A dimension is 21 theUC dimension is 16 or either is available to suit Weight 46 lbs1207k Fig 815 Double Ender Rack and Pinion Steerer complete with shaft universal and 1 selfaligning bearing This steerer is the same basic model as the Fig 814 but it incorporates a shaft universal and bearina This Divots at a o i n14112forward t of the dummv rudderpost The selfaligning bearing is then placed forward of t i e universal as close to the wheel as possible to keep the wheel with a solid feel The universal can change the shaft angle up to 30 degrees Weight 49 lbs122lk Fig 613 Outboard Lever Quadrant Assembly consists of a 12305cm quadrant Fig 668 2 clevis units connecting rod and rudder lever unit This assembly is designed for double ended boats which want to use a roller chain type steerer ie Pedestal Bulkhead Steerer or Geared Reduction Steerer in an outboard rudder quadrant The steering cables can be l e d j aft from your choice of steerers using an appropriate combination of sheaves or u l l conduit ull The quadrant is desianed to mount on a 1 112 138cm dummy rudderpost For ordering d installation instructions refer to the double ended rack pinion steerer below Assembly weight 398 344 with universalAil Edson Rack and Pinion Steerers can have auto pilot sprockets a t tached iust forward of the steerer frame b n the aft mounted rack models there is a 2 inch shaft extension aft that an auto pilot can be attached to alsoA 1 5 3 7 5 OR 24 crnFig 343 Aft Mount Rack and Pinion Steerer size 1 is for use on aft racked rudderposts 1 to 2118 diameter with a maximum key of 318 in on the aft side of the rudderpost If the bore is not specified the rack will be furnished with a718 pilot hole The A Dimension on the wheel shaft is standard at 15 inches or is available to suit Steerer weight 30 lbs1135 k Fig 344 Aft Mount Rack and Pinion Steerer is for use on boats withQ vertical rudderposts or severly aft raked rudderposts This steerer comes with ashaft universal and two 1self aligning bearingsThis steerer allows the adjustment of the angle of the steering wheel within a 30 23 575 cm or to of all it is important to establish and install the reinforced platform that the dummy rudderpost is going to be bolted to Bear in mind that this surface must be of sufficient strength as it must absorb all of the steering loads This platform must be 90 to the rudder on a plane where you wish to install the rudder lever Also note that the geared rack and pinion quadrant requires a minimum of 10 on each side of the dummy rudderpost to swing in This dimension will help in establishing the C dimensions Temporarily mount the dummy rudderpost and assemble the rack and pinion gear and housing Assemble the clevis the connecting rod and the rudder lever unit With C clamps attach the rudder lever unit to the rudder Now operate the steerer noting the rudder travel from side to side The location of the lever on the rudder either fore or aft or possibly even shimmed to starboard determines equal travel from side to side Take time with the positioning of this lever and be precise When you are satisfied secure all parts and install stops such as wooden blocks on each side of steerer to limit its travel to the desired arc Provisions for an emergency tiller should now be made if you do not already have oneCABLE SYSTEM FOR DOUBLE ENDERThe New Fig 345 Aft Mount Rack and Pinion Steerers are for use on boats with rudderposts raking forward Although similar to Fig 344 in function the exact location of the shaft universal allows adjustment of the steering wheel from a position parallel to the plane of the rudderpost to a more comfortable vertical or aft rake position MAINTENANCE Maintenance of Rack Pinion Steerers is minimal and when performed at least oncea month will provide years of troublefree performance Oil shaft bearingsand hinge joints on Hinged Racks with 30 Motor Oil Usealight application of Fig 827Teflon Lubricant on the gear teeth and contact point of the adjusting arm Universal joints should be packed in grease and booted Daily inspection is recommended One of the most popular accessories for wheel steerers this brake was designed especially for Rack and Pinion and Worm Steerers Its dampening action is especially handy on long runs or when operating under power Can also be used to hold the boat on course under most conditions As a safety feature the brake can be overridden by the helmsman The Brake mounts on the wheel shaft against the inside forward wall of the wheel box with the adjusting knob coming out either side of the box Brakes are constructed 675The Fig 345 Aft Mounted Rack a Pinion Steerer is ideal for installations where the Ruddarpost is either raked forward or aftSHAFT MOUNT BRAKE FIG 783 I IUFIG 345aluminum and bronze with long lasting brake lining and supplied with brake shaft and shiny black brake handle Brakeshaft lengths available are 81205cm 12306cm and 1436cm Special lengths are available upon request When ordering be sure to specify Fig No size Brake Shaft length and Shaft diameter Wt 2 Ibsl91 kSize 1 For 1 diameter wheel shaft to fit ail Rackand Pmon Size 1118 For 1118 diameter wheel shafts to fit Super Simplex Size 00 PEDESTAL FIG 689BRAKE FORSEEFIG 613 Outboard Lever INFORMATION Quadrant5112 cm minWhen ordering a Rack and Pinion Steerer for a double ender please specify the figure number A Cdimensions type o boat and a description of the location of the dummy rudderposj3 with dimensions Unless otherwise specified the geared quadrant will be bored with a 1112 dummy rudderpost Refer to ordering information for Rack and Pinion Steerers for more detailed considerations when determining the A dimension Individual parts are available see Fig 616 808 and 836 Tiller Arms If you require further assistance please do not hesitate to contact the Edson factory for more informationFOR PARTS complete waranty information see inside front cover9s4tnRACK AND PINIONIWORM STEERER ACCESSORIES317 COMPASS with ig compass 856AdaptorWORM STEERERSp 51127cm Compass Optionalfor 4 5 or 6 compass location for boats with Worm Rack and Pinion steerers or even a tiller Aluminum with baked on white finish Forcompasses to fit see Fig 658 Pedestal accessories such as guards tables etc can all be used with compass pedestals Also available with Fig 714 Narrow Base or Fia 690 Milled Base andlor s p e c i i heights See the price page for additional details For mounting bolts see1Edson offers three basic models of Worm Steerers Simplex Robinson and Meteor The Simplex is the most popular model c n d is manufactured in three sizes for boats up to about 50 feeVl5m in length There are two basic designs of the Simplex one with the worm mechanism forward of the rudderpost the other with the mechanism aft of the rudderpost The actual choice depends on the space available for the gear the operating features are identicalA photographic comparison of the Figure 370 ize 00 Simplex and the Fig 380 Size 2 RobinsonFIG 629 SELFALIGNING BEARING SelfAligning all bronze bearings similar to those furnished with all Worm Steerers To be used in conjunction with Fig 679 Shaft Universal for changing wheel shaft angles on Rack and Pinion and Worm Steerers Ideal for marine use for all rotating shafts where alignment is a problem Not recommended for proellpr or other high speed shaftsWORM STEERER SELECTION CHARTMODEL 6292a188MODEL 629CSteerer Size Simplex 00 Simplex 0Three Edson Worm Steerers for boats 45 to 95 feet overall length Great care must be taken to select the proper gear by size and model and it is recommended that plans be sent to Edson for review by Edson Engineering The Meteor is a steerer that has an equal amount of worm forward of the rudder post as well as aft of the post The Robinson is available with either both worms forward of the rudder oost or all aft of the rudder post Both Meteors and Robinsons have an extension aft for attachment of an Steerer Weight 33115kto HardOver in 90 degreesTurns Length of Boat 35Bores I Pilot 1 maxRudder Post P aFIG 629 AAvailable sizes from 718 t o 1318 Dia Robinson2 e606595232 Pilot 3 1 1 max 2701122k 33 95Wheel Shaft Size to fit Wheel Bore 1 2318 Hub Length 114 key Special Wheel Shaf Diameters AvalableFIG 629 BAvailable sizes from 1112 t o 2 DiaFIG 795 FACEPLATESFits Shails Malerial Plale Dimensions Inch mm Inch mm 1 1 118 254x285 Stainless SIeei I13l8x3516 349x841 1375 1318 349 Chrome Bronze 2112 x 4314 635X1206 15 1112 381 Chrome Bronze 2112x 4314 6 3 5 1206 Fig SizeThese faceplates are ideal for dressing up Worm and Rack and Pinion 679 SHAFT UNIVERSAL For use with all Worm Steerers and Rack and Pinion Steerers Allows the wheel to be tilted to the most comfortable angle when the rudder is excessively raked For its use see Rack and Pinion and Worm Steerer plannivg sections Note that a F i g 629 bearing must always be used with the universal The universal is constructed of steel with a breaking load of 15000 inch pounds Universals can change shaft angles up to 30 For maximum life they should be packed in grease and booted Weight 3 lbs136kFIG 782 RUDDERPOST EXTENSION A shaft extension for Rack and Pinion and Worm Steerers where the existing rudderpost is too low in thecockpit TheseExtenders are designed for use with Fig 675 Couplings Rudderpost Extenders are supplied with keyways at both ends Type I Extenders are a uniform diameter along their entire length and Type I1 Rudderpost Extenders are supplied with 2 diameters as shown When ordering specify type and provide a sketch showing all dimensions in the drawing See Price SheetAType IIFIG 675 BRONZE SHAFT COUPLINGS Especially handy for connecting in line shafts of the same diameter Also used with rudderpost extenders on Worm Steerers and Rack and Pinion installations where the existing rudderpost is too lowt z lfor all available sizes see p r i s pagesWorm steerer installations must be well designed and well thought out from all standpoints The basic system is mounted at 90 to the rudderpost and is rigid at this point The SelfAligning Bearing supplied with the gear must be well bolted down to a timber or strong moldment on a fiberglass design It is important to design in the basic features that make for a successful installation It is recommended that the top of the wheel the actual part you hold onto be 31 79cm to 33182cm up from the cockpit floor This will allow standing beside the wheel without reaching down to the wheel also sitting in back of the wheel or alongside it and have the wheel at a convenient height Essentially a Worm Steerer is a nonreversing system with little to no feel and is most commonly used on a longkeeled cruising design The steerer design features more turns pf the wheel from hard over to hard over than is normally designed into a wire type of pedestal systems The Worm Steerers would then not be recommended for a shortkeeled fast turning boat or one that does not track as well as the longkeeled boats The nonreversing feature will hold the wheel in place on most boats most of the time It will give or turn if the boat is hit by a large wave or the boat has an excessive helm due to basic design force of the wind or balance of the sails The gears are strong and relatively heavy as they must stand all of the strain of the rudder when transmitted to the gear The shaft extension or the wheel shaft itself can be easily 9pated to an AutoPilot by the addition of the necessary Jilot sprocket The choice of the location is one that will allow the sprocket chain to be led at right angles to the worm shaft directly to the AutoPilot motor box When ordering advise Edson of Rudderpost bore diameter Keyway size and Keyway position these will be machined by Edson If a special A length is required be sure to include itFIG 390 Edson Meteor Steerer With Worm Fore and Aft of Rudderpost Wt 128 lbs1585 k A 311FIG 380 Edson Robinson Worm Aft Steerer Wt 128 lbs1585kFIG 382 Edson Robinson Worm Forward Steerer Wt 128 lbs1585kSIZE 2SlMPLM WORM STEERERSFor excessively raked rudderposts Edson offers a Simplex with the Shaft Universal Assembly on the wheel shaft and an exfra SelfAligning Bearing for the needed forward wheel shaft support This combination can reducethe wheel angle by a maximum of 30 up or down That is if the rudderpost is at 45 to the waterline the wheel can be angled at only 15 Edson feels the maximum angleof the wheel should be no more than 20 Likewise on near vertical rudderposts the same setup can be used to give the wheel some aft rake This angle is important as it will give the helmsman room for his knees while the top of the wheel is closer to his arms If in doubt as to steerer size or if the boat is very heavygo larger Do Not compromise the final size For those boats where the rudderpost ends at the cockpit floor level Edson can furnish the Fig 675 Coupling and aFig 782 Rudderpost Extender of the correct size and length Measure carefully and if in doubt add to the length of an extension it can always becut off andlor send Edson full details of what you are trvina to do we can possibly add some ideas to make the installion better or more versatile WORM FORWARD OF THE RUDDERPOST This model places all of the mechanism forward of the rudderpost The B dimension is the minimum length of the steerers TheiA dimension isvariabledown to B 12127cm or it can be made longerat additional cost As a guide the exposed shaft that is between the steerer box and the aft side of the wheel should be about 6 inches long for proper leg wheel bores can be obtained at a small additional cost Advise Edson of the bore bore length and keyway size that fit your requirements Note the Cdimension covers a 1254cm diametershaft with 4635cm keyway Thisstubshaft is excellent for an AutoPilot Drive SrocketNote the SelfAlianina bearina It can should be as close to the wheel as is reasonably be placed either forward or aft of the shaft coupling The bearing being closeto thewheel reducesany Rubberiness of the wheelSIMPLEX WORM STEERERAdvise Edson of the rudderpost bore keyway size and its position ie forward of the rudderpost 30 to starboard or whatever Edson can furnish it to fit One of the most important points is to make this a very accurate rlldderpost dimension or problems at Edson will bore to fit and you will have nb 1 1 1 1 3 pUIII1All Edson wheels can be used on all Edson steering gears If in doubt as to the wheel size best suited for your boat it recommended that you cut a wheel from cardboard and actually try it on the boat Check for clearance ability to move around the wheel etc If not satisfied cut anotherwheel size until you get what is bestia3THREE TYPICAL WORM STEERER INSTALLATIONS The box that incloses the gear should be watertight yet easiWORM AFT OF THE RUDDERPOST ly sketchesand For those boats with room aft of the rudderpost for the illustrate Some of the designs that have been S U C C S S mechanism of the steerer The most common installation is employed Being built up they do offer an excellent seat and the Fig 370 which is a straight forward gear with the wheel at will also give better visibility over the house A simple hinged the same angle as the rudderpost The different styles of steerfolding seat back Can be built cushions added and the helmsing boxeslseats should be noted in the drawings and man will have cruising luxury In all cases keep the seat low photographs The more comfortable you make the handling of enough so the helmsmans feet are firmly planted on the cockthe boat the more pleasure it gives and even more important pit floor or other brace If they are left dangling the circulation the longer a helmsman can steer without becoming tired will be cutoff and the position becomes uncomfortable i the optional i g Note on the drawing above the 370with MAINTENANCE 679 Coupling and the Fig 782 These parts whichare necessary when the steering gear is attached to the For maintenance of all Edson Steering Systems we recomtop of the original rudderpost would then place the top of the mend using 30 Oil on all Pivot Points and Water Pump Grease on the worm itself and on the grease fitting on the centerof the wheel below the 3281cm to 3384cm recommended height As noted under the above Figure numbers in the catalog these steerer Check the flange alignment by loosening the four bolts parts are available in many sizes and lengths and can be made on the top of the steerer and check as on a propellor shaft couto order to fit the boats special requirements pling The 90angle is extremely important and this point will cause binding if not correctly aligned The Worm Steerers are all simple in design and many have seen hard usage for 15 to 20 years They are constructed of steel time proven materials The wheel shafts are tainless and chrome the worm shaft steel the arms and bearings are cast bronze The traversing nut is bronze with replaceable Babbitt Threads The Rudderpost Flanges are cast iron The Simplex Steerers have a single balanced thread with bronze thrust washers L i U DIMENSIONS FIG 372 373 INCHES CMI1 SizeA37311A 3721 FIG 370 371INCHES CMFig 372 Simplex Worm SteererSize 00 0 1 Worm Forward of Rudderpost Fig 37288 Stainless Steel Wheel Shaft Size 1 Chrome Wheel Shaft See note on price page for special shaft lengthsSize 00 0 1 Fig 373 Simplex Worm SteererWorm Forward ofRudderpost complete with Universal and Extra Bearing Fig 37355 Stainless Steel Wheel Shaft Size I Chrome Wheel Shaft See note on price page for special shaft lengthFig 370 Simplex Worm SteererSize00 0 1 Worm Aft of Rudderpost Fig 370SS Stainless Steel Wheel Shaft Size 1 Chrome Wheel Shaft See note on price page for special shaft lengthsFig 371 Simplex Worm SteererSize 00 0 1 Worm Aft of The Rudderpost With Universal and Extra Bearing Fig 371SS Stainless Steel Wheel Shaft Size 1 Chrome Wheel Shaft See note on price page for special shaft SPROCKET STEERERSHeavy Duty Bulkhead Steerers are available in many sizes features and capacities for small power craft to large schooners and tugs These steerers are perfect for consoles cockpit dividers or custom pedestals Bulkhead steerers should be selected for the size and type boat and the conditions of use For selection we compare all combinations shown in the selection chart to the length tiller required Even the smallest bulkhead steerer has the equivalent mechanical advantage of a 6 ftll8m long tiller Lighter boats or racing boats generally prefer a fast acting system with fewer turns of the wheel lock to lock Power boats and heavier cruising boats prefer slower acting more powerful systems With increased turns lock to lock more power is obtained and chances of oversteering at higher speeds are reduced The faster larger or more powerful the boat the greater the number of turns is required If more steering power is desired and the quadrant space is limited the Fig 360 Geared Reduction Steerer is steerer was developed for those wanting the finest in steering control Stainless steel needle bearings stainless steel liners and a stainless steel shaft makes this unit as friction free as possible Each Fig 410 has a Zn15cm shaft extension for connecting an autopilot or second steering station Every Fig 410 is jig drilled to accept a Fig 689L Brake which can be installed when ordered with the steerer or installed by the owner at a future date The Fig 410 was designed with an inverted aluminum V frame allowing the chain to diverge at a wide anale This feature reduces the total number of sheaves required thus max chain increasing feel and reducing installation costs This steerer can be spread used in a custom pedestal bridge deck power boat console or bulkhead In adivided cockpit on racing sailboats the Fig 410 can be placed FIG 410 NEEDLE in a bridge deck with the traveler on top This is ideal for boats with no BEARING STEERERroom under the well It also provides an excellent location for a life raft Shown with 1 Fig 410 complete with Fig 689L Brake weighs only 10 lbs145k This Optional Brake steerer accepts standard Edson wheels with 1125cm x 231816cm long bores It comes complete with a black nylon wheel nut key and Fig 689L stainless steel faceplate weight 8 lbs136kFIG 410 NEEDLE BEARING STEERERHeavy Duty Steerer FIG 339 This steerer is constructed of extra heavy bronze and brass for dependable steering in the most severe conditions Its features include an oversized frame for even stress over a large area oil impregnated bronze bearings integral chain guard and 2 inch shaft extension for easy auto pilot installations All steerers are predrilled to easily install FIG 742 brakes Steerers are supplied with black nylon wheel nut stainless steel wheel key and stainless steel rectangular faceplate Wt 13 lbsl58 kHEAVY DUTY STEERER FIG 339C Size 3 for 3hn11905mm Roller Chain with Chrome Faceplate and Shaft Size 4 for 11250mm Roller MOUNTING HOLEShCHAIN and SPROCKET DATA for Fig 339 Sizes 3 4 Steerer Chain Sprocket Chain Travel Per No of Size Pitch Pitch Dia Turn of Whiel Teeth 3 1 314 19mm 1 31 78mm 98 248cm 1 13 4 1 l 25mm 132 81mm 1 10 254cm 1 10FIGURE 338339340AND 410 BULKHEAD STEERER SELECTION CHART 3OFIG 338 CRUISER STEERERAn excellent general purpose steerer for both power boats and sailing craft This steerer has a rugged die cast bronze frame and stainless steel shaft The oil impregnated bronze bearings give years of trouble free performance with minimum maintenance Each Fig 338 has a 21 5cm shaft extension for connecting an autopilot or a second steering station All steerers are predrilled at the factory to accept optional Fig 742 Wrap Around Friction Brake It comes complete with black nylon wheel nut key and a stainless steel faceplate weight 6 lbs127k 291666cm 25lcm IOIA MOUNTING HOLES141635mrn i z e 2 1 for 1 581158mm 50 Roller Chain with I 11 Tooth Sprocket Size 310 for 3411905mm 60 Roller Chain with 10 Tooth Sprocket Size 313 for 31411905mm 60 Roller Chain with 13 Tooth alternative to the Fig 338 Cruiser Steerer the 340 was designed to mount flush against the steerer console for those boats with no room forward of the bulkhead This steerer is the same general purpose steerer as the Fig 338 yet the steerer frame is mounted in reverse on the shaft All steerers are predrilled to accept the optional Fig 742 Wrap Around Friction Brake Weight 6 lbs127k Fig 340 Flush Mount Bulkhead Steerer with stainless steel shaft and faceplate Size 114 for 11211277mm for40 Roller Chain Size 211 for 5181158mm 50 Roller ChainFIG 340 FLUSH MOUNT BULKHEAD Length of Overall Waterline LoA LwL Ft Ft up to 26 17 23 upt026 1725 2430 1925 26 29 31 2 36 30 1 35 37 41 Heavy Displacement 4251 34451 Heavy Displacement 45 55Recommended Steerer Size1Required Turns of Length of Quadrant or Drive Wheel Wheel Lock Roller Wheel Size Size to Lock Chain Ins Ins 70 90 Ft rn 13 1112 46 65 1620 10 14 18 1112 46 8 1820 338340Sz1 1824 14 18 1112 46 338340S2 8 23 2 6 24 28 17 338340 8t410Sz2 10 28 2 61 26 30 21 33834041 OSz2 12 24 30 2112 77 338340410Sz2 114 26 30 410Sz2 116 3 2 3 6 128 135 12112 77 118 1 3 2 3 6 31 140 1 31111Output FtLbs 181 264 264 368 503 596 720Equivalent Tiller Length Ft m 4112137 6 184 6 184 9 272 12 362 452 15 118 523 1 mended Wire Rope Idler Sheave Size Size Ins cm Ins mm 4 102 3116476 4 102 316 476 4 102 3116476 4 102 316 476 4 or 6 316 or 114 316 or 114 4 or 6 6 153 1114 635 6 153 114 635111152 6162805670339 SZ 3 410 Sz 3 or 339 sz 3 410Sz3 or18 20 20 2432 36 36 42 36 42 36 4222 30 25 3728 40 31 493 3 3 311291 91 91 106820 1080 1080 154020 25 25 3861 96 76 1156 153 6 or 8 153 6 or 8 205 8 205 205114 114 114 114 1114635 635 635 635 635A C C E P T S WHEELS WITH 12540mm x339 Sz 4 124 1 3 6 4 2 129 138 13112 106 11540 3 8 115 1 8 NOTE This chan is to be used a s a guide with specific to be provided by your Naval ArchitectWRAP AROUND FRICTION BRAKES FOR BULKHWD STEERERSFLUSH MOUNTThe most popular accessory for all Bulkhead Steerers Brakes are designed to dampen the action of the wheel a feature especially handy on long runs orwhen operating under power Can also be used to hold the boat on course under most conditions while the helmsman trims that sheet or goes below As a safety feature the brake can always be overridden by the helmsman All mounting holes on the steerers are predrilled at the factory allowing simple installation in about 15 minutes Brakes are constructed of bronze with long lasting brake linings and supplied with stainless steel brake shaft and hiny black nylon brake handle Brake shafts are available in 8203cm and 141355 cm lengths When ordering specify Fig Number and brake shaft length Unless otherwise specified brake shafts will be supplied 8 long Brake shafts can be easily shortened by cutting with a hacksaw and drilling one holeLonger Brake Shaft lengths available on special order Wt 2 Ibsl9k 4 Fig742 Sze 8 or 14 fits Flg 338339340 and 360 except Sze Note for Edson Pedestals See Fig 689L for Pedestal Brake Fig 689L Slze 8 or 14 ftts Fig 410 Slzes 2 and 3BULKHEAD STEERER CHAIN SPROCKET DATA1Fig 338 Cruiser Steerer with stainless steel shaft and faceplate Size 114 for 121277mm 40 Roller Chain Size 211 fo 5181158mm 50 Roller Chain Bronze faceplate is available upon requestIl4For complete waranty information see inside f r o n t coverdsdn GEARED REDUCTION SPROCKET STEERERThe Edson Geared Reduction Steerer is a powerful and sensitive steerer designed for pleasure and commercial boats thirtyfive feet and over The reduction steerer will deliver approximately fifty percent more power than the bulkhead steerer with quadrants of the same size and is an excellent steerer for powercraft motorsailers and heavy auxiliaries with limited space around the rudderpost Geared reduction steerers are constructed of extra heavy nonmagnetic stainless steel bronze and brass Additional features include oil impregnated bronze bearings an oversized frame for even load distribution and two inch shaft extension for easy autopilot installations All steerers are predrilled to easily install Fig 742 Brakes size 2 and 3 Steerers are supplied with black nylon wheel nuts and stainless steel wheel keyFIG 806wIIOFFSHORE RACINGCRUISING SYSTEMFIG 807 OFFSHORE IDLER ASSEMBLYEdsons Offshore Idlers are available in both bronze and aluminum The bronze is a heavy duty steering package for the serious offshore cruiser andlor racer and is available in a size 6 and 8 inch The aluminum idler is ultralight the latest thing forthe ultralight offshore sled The idler is light very strong and super sensitive for the ultimate feel of the helm and is available with 6 or 8 sheaves and stainless steel pins In the 8 size needle bearings are standard The Fig 807 Offshore Swivel ldler assembly consists of extra strong sheave housings assembled to a large idler plate using stainless steel grommets After aligning the sheaves additional bolts are installed making the assembly very strong These housings will accept 6 or 8 sheaves The idler plate is fastened using the 12 pedestal bolts with extra holes available for through bolting The larger idler plate sandwiches the cockpit floor helps reinforcing and distributes the load The Fig 863 Offshore Crossed Wire ldler is used for those boats having the quadrant aft of the rudderpost This idler allows crossing the wires inside the pedestal to give the proper steering direction The sheaves are fully adjustable between 20 forward to 160 aft and after aligning the sheaves additional bolts are installed The Fig 863 ldler is otherwise the same design as the standard Fig 807 c FIG 807 AND 863 OFFSHORE IDLERS Plate Max Wire Sheave Weight Material Depth Diameter Dimensions SizeBronze 6152cm 6152cmSIZE 2 3ASSEMBLYto 318 to 38EDSON DESIGN SERVICE FIG 636 SINGLE HUB SPROCKETSFIG 360 GEARED REDUCTION STEERER Sizes 2 3 with Stainless Steel Faceplate and Wheel Shaft Slze 4with chromed Faceplate and ShaftStearer Gear Rtch Atch Par Turn of Chaln Weight Slze Ratla Inches Number Olameter olWheel Teeth IbsKg 2 21 51815 87mm 50 30 15 241109 4 7L P aNonMagnetic Brass Bronze Sprockets with hubs on one side Sprockets accept American Standard roller chains Edson Fig 6305 When ordering specify sprocket size like this use all stock Edson parts available right offtheshelf Edsons FREE Design Service will put together the best combination of components for steering your custom yacht We can design a system for yachts up to 100 feet specifically for the typeof sailing you in tend to do PLAN AHEAD contact us during the design and planning e s t a oes7IAluminum BronzeI81203cm 1213 x 20 33cm x 508cm 13 x 20 33cm 1 508cm 13 x 20 33cm x 508cm 13 x 20 33cm x 508cm7178cm 7178cm33 1bs15 kg 12lbs1 5 kg 40 Ibs18 kg 14 1bs163 kg19228cm 91228cmThe Fig 806 and 848 Dual Ratio Quadrants are ideal for conditions that sometimes call for different steering ratios Racers may want quicker response in light air more leverage in heavy going or an easier helm for leisurely cruising These quadrants allow you to shift your steering cables from a 10 to an 8 or a 12 to a 14 radius in 15 to 30 minutes time giving you a difference of about 10 in leverage A natural for new untried racing machines with big rudders or adapting other larger designs to the skippers or natures requirements for the day The second groove is also ideal for a permanent autopilot arrangement Available in aluminum or bronze please specify material when ordering FIG 806 DUAL RATIO Size Radius Hub Height inches cm inches cm 810 204254 2M 64 1214 305356 2 64NUMBER OF TURNS HO TO HOI Fig 360 Stwrars I 0 i d r a n t l z e l n s l 10 1 11 1 12 1 14 1 16 1 18 1 20 1 Rudder Travel 1 9 0 1 7 0 9 0 1 7 0 9 09001 1 770l9070190701 01 90170jSame as above except with a hub on both sides of the sprocket teeth When ordering specify sprocket size numberChain Required For Sizes 23 4II24 70FIG 855 DOUBLE HUB SPROCKETSThe Fig 410 Bulkhead Steerer combined with a Fig 628 chain idler makes a very functional bridgedeck arrangement using no floor space You can stand right up to it and it eliminates the need for extra scuppers for a separate compartment The Edson Fig 752 Wide Guard lends support and rigidity In larger cockpits a liferaft can be stored under the bridge deck C h r n Rollar Outside Oia Ins cm Chain Sze Inchar Bolt Sizs Ins mm InsIIPilot Bore Diameter inches cm 1 15116 49 1 15116 49IMaxBore Diainches 3 3M cm 89 89IMax Size Keyway inches mmM 127 l h 127FIG 848 HEAVY HUB DUAL RATIO QUADRANT810 1204254 1214 1305356112 2h1164 64113 318 3 3181188 88115 51 127 111271l h M11127 OF BULKHEAD must always be bolted to a strong bulkhead or wheel box Tighten all bolts equally to avoid wracking the frame The hole for the shaft should have at least 1635cm of clearance Wood swells an shrinks and many times will bind the steerer This is often the a l place that is checked Use the recommended wire and chain length leading the wire through the sheaves to the quadrant Be sure to carefully align and securely bolt shehves Wires then attach to the quadrant or Drive Wheel Tighten only enough to remove backlash at the steerer Too much tension will load the system and cause it to bind Daily inspection is recommended Oil the chain and sheaves 34 times a season and replace wires after 5 years Keep the old ones as sparesROLLER CHAIN IDLER3Edson Roller Chain Idlers are especially designed for leading roller chain from steering or automatic pilot installations around bulkheads and other obstructions Machined chain rollers and housings are f sronze with removable pins to simplify installing or replacing chain bearings bronze for minimum maintenance are oil imprenated V 3 1 11Size NoBae SizecmToul Heit Ins cmWsist Each Lbr kDOUBLE IDLERf l f m2112635 112 635 5112 25dscn SELECTING A PEDESTAL STEERING SYSTEMEdson now offers many types of pedestal steering systems specifically designed for maximum performance and Edson reliability as well as ease of installation Each system is predrilledto accept any of the convenient addon accessories at any time Carefully review each type shown in the following pages as well as the Edson dataSheet for your particular boat Edson has over 1200 installation drawings which we call SDataSheets If you own a stock boat feel free to request a DataSheet on that boat or if you are building or purchasing acustom boat send us in aconstruction drawing or good sketch and we will gladly send a complete proposal and DataSheet representing a similar SYSTEMStypical installation may vary in wheel size sheave size chain d l e n g t h and quadrant size depending on the size and displacement of the boat and the type of sailing being done For cruising and offshore work a larger quadrant with more power output and more turns of the wheel hard over to hard over is preferable For racing a smaller quadrant with fewer number of turns and a larger wheel will provide faster action especially useful for downwind sailing For THE PEDSTAL STEERING SYSTEMd s s a nsizes see the table below Edson will also supply upon request Data Sheets and specific covering the best system for your boat For boats being able to use more than one system will be given in order of preference For specific information for converting or planning your boat send us your construction drawings andlor sales literature along with the type of steering system you wish to installThe chart below is composed of information gathered from our many years of leadership in marine steering Due to the many variations of yacht design in areas of hull shape engine horsepower and sail configuration final must be approved by your Naval Overall LoA U p t o 26 Length of Quadrant Steering waterline or Drive Wheel LwL Wheel Size Size Ins Ins Pededal compass Size cm Turns of Wheel Lock to k 700 Length Of Roller Chain t cm Equivalent Tiller Length t m Required idler Sheave Size Ins cm Required Wire Rope Size Ins m m40 input 181 264 368 503 596 720 820 1080 1540Output Ft Lbs1723 1725 2629303465 8 101822 1822 2428 2630 2630 3236 3236 3642 3642334410210 14 17 21 24 28 31 35 4213 18 23 28 30 35 40 45 541 1 2 2 2 2 3 3 346 46 61 61 76 76 91 91 1064 6 9 12 15 18 20 25 38137 18 27 36 46 55 6 73 1154 4 4102 103 102316 476 3116476 316 476 316 or 114 3116Tr 114 114 635 114 635 114 635 114 635UP to 3532 3637 413344 102 3355 128 3355 128 3355 4006 4006 4006 4006 128 154 154 154 154Heavy Displacement Heavy 7 42 513445BASIC QUADRANT SYSTEMHeavy u a d r a nSystem t is best used where the rudder post has considerable rake forward or aft or where tanks cockpit drains exhaust lines or other obstuctions require routing of the wire rope through two or more sheaves This uses wood supports to tie the cockpit to the hull keeping steering loads from wracking the cockpit This system has been used for many years and is excellent for conversion of tiller boats as well as new installations Sheave Bracket System is ideal for installation on stock boats as well as by owners or yards It is excellent for those boats having the cockpit seat risers along side the radius of the quadrant where wooden blocks can be glassed in on the sail locker side of the seat risers flush with the bottom of the cockpit floor This unit has a built in quadrant stop and fully adjustable sheaves Radial Drive Steering System is ideal for sail or power boats up to 40 feet with vertical or nearly vertical aluminum or stainless steel rudderposts whe7e cables can be led directly onto the drive wheel The Radial Drive can also be used on boats larger than 40 when using an independent rudderpost stop On boats over 40 feet Edson would like complete blueprints and requires the final approval of your naval architect This system is designed to be simple and economical with fewer moving parts Feel and performance is equal to other Edson steerers It can be used equally as well with pedestal or bylkhead steerers on any boat with adequate clearance around the rudderpost It can also be used in conjunction with the PullPull conduit on midship cockpit designs or on boats with a variety of obstructions between the steerer and rudderpost52 61 4655 62 80 5670 I Note Turns of wheel14 16 18 20 24 output are4or66 154 6 154 6 or 8 8 205based on using 518 11 tooth sprocketThe output figures below are based on the following DATA AND FORMULASTable for computing length of Roller Chain and No of u r n s to HO of Steering Systems Quadrant 90 80 70 Arc Arc Radius Arc Inches Inches Inches Inchesr 0 advantageh RWX Rq where i Rw wheel l radius inches 11 and Rq quadrant radius inches 11 for 51811 Tooth Sprocket 12 for 31410 Tooth Sprocket Foot pounds assuming 401b input Mechanical advantage x 333No of Turns65 13 SO 18 17820 1968 18 217 24010 23 272 307QUADRANT SIZES inches 12 14 16 27 32 36 326 381 435 360 426 48018 41 490 54820 45 544 60024 55 653 73530 68 817 890To figure the No of Turns of the Wheel HO to HO divide the Chain Travel per Turn of the Wheel into the above222 0CHAIN SPROCKET DATA WITHin69 7624E 26Chain Pitch in518 314No of Teeth11 10Chain Travel per Sprocket Pitch Diameter Turns of Wheel in22 24iii rr 106 3040mm158 19cm56 61cm175 1942 S 5 f 362 44PullPullI with Radial Drive For sailboats with an aft cabin this is a natural The Pedestal installation uses a Fig 841 dropped conduit mounting plate for attaching the conduit at the pedestal The conduit is routed along the starboard side under a bunk to the Radial Drive PullPulllwith Bracket is often found where a bunk or lazarette might interfere with a Radial Drive or Sheaves When a bunk is located under the cockpit use the Edson Fig 825 mounting platform shown in the PullPull section of this catalog This installation keeps the conduit neatly up against the underside of the cockpit floor This can only be used with 65 or 8 Radial Drive or 8 quadrant dueto chain travel limitations Hydraulic Steering Adapter Kits Edson Steering Adapter Kits permit any of the Edson Pedestal Steerers to be e a s y l i installed in conjunction with Hydraulic Steering Systems The below cockpit illustrations show the Edson Pedestal Steerer with endless roller chain and adapter plate connected to a bulkhead mount type of hydraulic helmp STEERING ADAPTER KITS1A Complete Kit Consists of the Following FIG 729 1 PushPull or Hydraulic Steering Adapter Plate 4 A 51811 f o t Sprocket h 2 A 661212m Section of 5181158cm 5 4lz x 6114cm Mounting and Leveling BoltsStainless Steel Roller Chain3 A Master LinkAdd to this the pedestal steering wheel and tiller arm of your which of the four systems is best suited for your boat a complete pedestal steering system must consist of the following items 1 Pedestal 2 Steering Wheel 3 Chain and Wire Rope Assembly 4 1 Pedestal Idler or Conduit Bracket 5 2 Sheaves or Sheave Bracket 6 Quadrant or Drive Wheel using Radial Drive Steering System eliminates 5 7 2 Wire TakeUp Eyes 8 4 Pedestal Mounting Bolts 9 4 Wire Rope Clamps 10 Stuffing Box if required Note For PullPull Systems eliminate item 5 and substitute the appropriate length of Fig 797 conduit The number of sheaves will vary for midship cockpits or particularly complicated aft cockpit in chart are for 518 11 tooth sprocket Divide by 11 for 314 10 tooth sprocket values18Note Please refer to Planning Guides and Installation Instruction sections for more complete information on specific systemsIFor complete waranty information see inside f r o n t coverThe value of this chart is twofold One to get steerer output secondly to get a working relationship between steerer output and equivalent tiller length To obtain the equivalent tiller length divide the output figure by 40 For example a boat with a 24 wheel and a 12 quadrant has an output of 432 ft Ibs Divided by 40 this equals the leverage of an 11 foot tiller Second it is interesting to note that a 30 wheel with an 8 quadrant has the identical output of a 20 wheel with a 12 quadrant the difference being the number of turns The first with 18 turns has fast action and a large wheel the preference of most racing skippers The second with 27 turns has a sloweraction and a smaller wheel for the boat used primarily for cruising Which do you prefer We can fit the steering action to your boat19PEDESTAL STEERERSAll Edson pedestals are designed for versatile installation in virtually all types and sizes of boats A well designed and well installed pedestal with its greater mechanical advantage gives better boat handling with more feel than a tiller and far more usable cockpit space A pedestal enables the entire family to handle the boat under virtually all conditions Edson offers 4 basic pedestals The Fig 334 is usually used on smaller boats and includes a molded compass adapter for smaller 3 4 or 5 flush mount compasses The Fig 335 is the same basic pedestal as the Fig 334 only it comes without the molded compass adapter and it will accept most all standard 5 compasses The Fig 400s and 420s Deluxe Pedestals for larger boats will accept most all 6 compasses and come equipped with extra needle bearings and liners and the pedestal brake is standard When choosing a pedestal remember all pedestals look somewhat alike on the outside yet the inner workings are most important For instance the 334 pedestal comes with the same 8 roller chain used in our larger pedestals Edson does not believe in compromising by going lighter for a smaller boat as the loads can become high under storm conditions All edestals are predrilled to accept all accessories shown in the catalog with a minimum amount of installation time Please note compasses are not included with the pedestal for compass selection see Fig 658 in this stainless steel needle bearings Ilke the ftnest winches fulllength stainless sh precision centerless g to Edson5 exact tolera Cdsons all new 400s series Pedestals are truly the ultimate d i n large yacht steering systems These larger pedestals are designed t o accept 6 compasses and consist of a stainless steel wheel shaft stainless steel needle bearings and stainless steel bearing liners All rotating parts i n contact are stainless steelThese steering pedestals are virtually wear resistant and should with proper maintenance last the life of the boatDELUXE PEDESTAL STEERERSThe400 series pedestals will accept either or 3hr chainThe 3qN chain is ideal for heavy displacement boats and lightweight maxi ocean racers where quick responsive steering with an additional degree of strength is required Edson feels this is the closest step yet i n our total commitment to offering the perfect yacht steererextra master link3 or 4 dia aluminum tubing pressfit and welded with durable white glossy baked on urethane epoxy exterior coatingshrink fit plastic tubing to cover chain to wire assemblyFig 400 ShownDimension Drawings for Fig 334 335 PedestalsFIG 334 Size 450 Pedestal SteererWheel Hub SizeSize 550Pedestal SteererThis pedestal will accommodate most all 6 compasses Normally used on boats over 40 feet it can also be used on all boats where a larger compass is desired As well as the all new stainless steel internal parts there is also a 2nd needle bearing on the wheel shaft endThis ne2253cm long bearing surface will withstand the most severe racing oroffshore sailing conditionsThe Fig 400s Deluxe Pedestal with its triple needle bearings is super sensitive and is at its best with large Destroyer wheels and Edsons exclusive Offshore System The 400 Pedestal can be fitted with either an 11 tooth No 5iI sprocket for roller chain or a 10 tooth No 60 sprocket for 3 h roller chain for larger and heavier boats Be sure to specify the proper size when orderingall Edson predrilled accessories Construction is a hardened aluminum insert incapsulated within a reinforced white fiberglass housing The Fig 420 Pedestal can be fitted with eitheran 11 tooth No50sprocket for chain oraIOor13 tooth No 60 sprocket for 3 h roller chainFOR BOTH FIG 400s FIG 420sORDERING PitchISorocket l h a i n Travel oer I pitch Diameter Turns of wheel 6310 6313194314 334 Size 450 Edson Pedestal Steerer is supplied with a molded adapter to accommodate most all flush mount compasses with a top flange measuring up to 6 in diameter To dress up the pedestal an optional polished stainless dome with a sliding door can be easily added to the cylinder The 334 pedestal is the same internally as the 335 pedestal the only difference being the additional molded adapter The top molded 1 2 I adapter as shown on the above drawing has a standard 4 115 cm diameter opening however it can be opened up to a larger opening to accommodate the compass of your choice This pedestal is generally used on boats 30 feet and underFig 335 Size 550 Edson Pedestal Steerer will accommodate most all 511128 cm compasses This is the most popular size of pedestal and is used when the owner wants the larger 5 compass for easier viewing and course steering with the larger compass number The choice between Fig 334 and Fig335 is basically one of what size compass you wantThis s t e e i er is generally used on 30 to 42 foot boats This pedestal c a k d accommodate most 6153 cm compasses with the use of the Fig 758 Compass RiserlExtender Size 56Fig 714 Narrow Base This pedestal base is adaptable to all of the Edson Pedestals It is very useful when mounting a pedestal on a narrow Bridge Deck with a main sheet traveler Recommended for pedestals up to about 15l 38 cm in height Special Narrow Base Idler not illustrated in the catalog is available for quadrants mounted forward or aft of the rudderpost This 180 fixed narrow base is Fig 7444Fig 813 2Y2 Pedestal Riser is adaptable to all of the standard Edson Pedestals If additional height is desired for an existing pedestal the riser is an ideal solution The riser mounts to the cockpit floor and fits between the floor and the pedestal raising the pedestal up 2V2 in height The Pedestal Riser is white Coated Aluminum and is provided withmount ing studs and nuts The riser measuresl03h 1273 cm in diameter by 2 163cm in neight and weighs 3 Ibsll6kFig 690 Milled Base 13h143cm is milled off one side of the base This can be done on the forward side for placing a steerer against a bridge deck or on the aft side to clear an emergency tiller When ordering please specify milled forward or aft and order Pedestal Fig number and Milled Base Fig numberPEDESTAL CHAIN AND SPROCKET DATANote 334 335 pedestal steerers use 11587mm chain with 6gU175 crn travel per turn of the steering wheel Sprocket data 11587mm pitch 11 tooth 22156 cm pitch diameter20For complete warranty information see inside front coverFIG 646 These bolts with consistently tight fitting 82 countersink heads fit flush with the pedestal base giving avery neat appearance Four mounting bolts are required with every pedestal Standard bolts are 4 long See price page for other sizes and MOUNTING BOLTS21dsonAll of the Edson Idlers are designed for maximum strength minimum friction and ease of installation The Figs 711 776 and 801 are totally assembled by Edson using stainless steel grommets that can never loosen from engine vibration They are fully adjustable and can be securely locked in place after adjustment Each idler assembly is fastened in place using the four pedestal mounting bolts This sandwiches the cockpit floor between the pedestal and the idler making avery rigid Cruiser or Racer use Fig 807 711 ADJUSTABLE IDLER is used for those boats having the quadrant on the forward side of the rudderpost and the pedestal either forward or aft of the rudderpost It is also used for Radial Drive Steering System when the pedestal is located aft of the rudderpost The sheaves can be adjusted anywhere between 6 forward to 174 aft and locked securely in place to maintain the desired setting RADIAL DRIVE STEERING SYSTEMPATENT N U M B E R 4040375d s s b nFig 7116ds wireIFIG 776 ADJUSTABLE CROSSED WIRE IDLER is used for those boats having the quadrant aft of the rudderpost It is also used for Radial Drive Steering System when the pedestal is located forward of the rudderpost This idler allows crossing the steering cables inside the pedestal column to give the proper steering direction The sheaves are fully adiustable between 10 forward to 170 aft and lock in place to maintain the desired settingSheave Size Max Width Max DepthFig 60786 Leads WireI Fig 711 Adjustable ldlerIn cm4 6InDia Wirecm63 95 63 95Incm245 333inWeight 6 1 1 2 9 7 9 1 1 2 8 13cm127 185 127 185Lbs k29 41 31 43 36 58102 152 102 152 102 152to 14 to 3B to 14 to38 to 14 to 389 1 1 2 135 7VrFIG 607A o r B ADJUSTABLE PARALLEL IDLER is ideal for MidShip Cockpit boats where the wire ropes can be led off to one side of the boat and then aft This is particularly useful for running the wire rope around aft cabin passageways or engine spaces These two idlers are fully adjustable through 70 arcs and will aim the wire rope in the following direction Assume 0 is the bow of the boat 90 is starboard and 270 is to port Both sheaves are mounted parallel and on acommon pin Once aligned the idler is securely locked in position by tightening the four pedestal mounting boltsFig 776 Adjustable Crossed Wire Idler4 6 4 6Fig 607A or B Adjustable Parallel ldler63 95 10112 2 7 10112 27 412 115 678 1 88 1 1 4 215 121123335 714Fig 844 Type 7764 ldlers with Sheave Guards for those requiring sheave auards to orevent the cabks from coming off the sheaveswith sheave G J Fig 843Type7114tt Adjustable Fig 844 Type 7764 Adjustable crossedwire ldler with Sheave GuardsSheave Size In cm 4 102 Wire Diameter n cm to 14 63 Max Width In cm 9 245 Max Depth In cm 6 152 Weight k bs 8 36p U RECESSED ADJUSTABLE 4 IDLERThe Edson Fig 801 Recessed Adjustable Idler is forthose boats having little room for sheaves and wire underneath the cockpit floor This Recessed Idler can place the steering cables within about 141625mm of space below the cockpit floor With this minimal clearance the wire can be run over bunks storage areas fuel tanks or close engine obstructions this will open up a whole new area for Pedestal Steering conversion on some of todays boats The Idler is 1034273cm in diameter by 2121625mm in height With its simplified construction the Fig 801 can be used with either Radial Drive or Quadrant systems forward or aft of the rudderpost The cables can be crossed within the column of the pedestal if i t is required for proper steering directionThe Recessed Adjustable Idler is white coated aluminum with aluminum bronze sheave housings and forged brass 41102cm sheaves weight 11 lbs149k Note When ordering Fig 801 Recessed Adjustable Idler please order your Edson pedestal 25112 high This will ensure a final pedestal height of the standard 28 Edson offers a brand new steering installation for many sail and power boats up to 48 feet The system is ideal for boats with vertical or nearly vertical stainless steelbr aluminum rudr derposts where the cables can be led directly from the steerer 323 onto the Drive Wheel It is ideal for those boats having limited working space under the cockpit floor for mounting sheaves Installation is simple no extra structure to glass in no extra sheaves to increase friction and no extra timbers for reinforcement The Edson Radial Drive Steering System is simple economical with performance equal to any other Edson Steerer Its versatility allows it to be used with pedestal steerers as well as bulkhead steerers Autopilots can be easily installed in the Radial Drive Steering System See the AutoPilot section of this catalog Each drive wheel constructed of heat treated aluminum and supplied with an integral rudder stop The drive wheel is a perfect circle and dished in shape for greater strength Drive wheels are split in half along the with the keyway on the solid portion of the hub The dished shape drive wheel gives a full 212 offset This allows the drive wheel to be turned over giving a full 5 of range for aligning with the Idler It also allows the stuffing box to be placed up inside keeping the bearing capabilities of the stuffing box right at the wire load line Each drive wheel will be bored at the factory to your specifications Otherwise they will be supplied with pilot bore see chart below The steerer may be installed either forward or aft of the rudder post by choosing the proper idler shown on the previous page Bulkhead Steerers with a rudderpost within 4 ft can use these same idlers When greater use 2 Fig 620 sheaves for crossing the wires Drive wheels are available for 1 to 4 diameter rudder posts Fig 777 for smaller bores Fig 800 for larger boresNote If pedestal is forward of the rudderpost cross the cables inside the pedestal for proper steering directionEDSON RADIAL DRIVE is a PATENTED product of The Edson Corporation New Bedford Mass1SELECTION CHARTSize Drive Wheel Flg No Outside Diameter Max Bore Pllot BoreBoat Size Overall LengthMax Slze KeywayWeight Each0 COCKPIT BRACKET WITH 4 SHEAVESEdson offers two basic types of Sheave Bracket Assemblies the Fig 739 Fixed Bracket and the Fig 740 Adjustable Bracket Both are equally strong and versatileThe Fig 740can beadjusted to open a maximum of 2974cm with longer bars available upon request This is particularly useful if the installer is not sure of his exact method of installing at the time of ordering The Fig 739 Fixed Bracket is available with A dimension in 1 254cm increments from 20504cm to 3687cm Other lengths are available upon request See installation pages for recommended uses The bracket is of welded steel construction with stainless steel sheave housing held in place with two bolts for each housing The sheaves are fully adjustable horizontally as well as Recessed ldler s a standard 711 or 776 ldler inside Please specify Fig 801 Type 711 or Fig 801 Type 776 when OrderingUp to 35 f V l l m 36 to 41 ft 36 to 41 ftB1203 cm IO1254 cm IO1254 cm800 777 800161406 cm 31288 cm 21 1533 cm 3318 188 cm 21 1533 cm 3112 to 4112215 cm 15116123 cm 331Bn85cm318Ig cm 3Bn19 cm 318lg cmNote This chart is to be used as a guide with specific to be provided by your Naval Architect Note Boats with high rudder loads may require independent rudderpost stops7Greater distance possible contact Edson Mote Minimum distances are for 4 sheaves Add 2 for 6 sheaves Note Brass Shaft Keys must not be used with the A FIG 740Edson Aluminum Radial Drive Wheel as they will cause an electrolytic reaction resulting in failure of the Drive Wheel Use Stainless S t e d Shaft Keys OnlyL 22For complete waranty information see inside front coverdsonWIRE ROPE SYSTEM COMPONENTS i hbi CABLE CHAIN AND FlnlMGSPARTS A Show the standard Edson assembly of a roller chain and wire rope kit when using 121127rnrn 41 112 1127rnrn 4O or 1587rnrn50 roller chain with 0476rnmwire rope PARTS B Show the standard Edson assembly of a roller chain and wire rope kit when using 5sn11587rnrn 50 3411905 mrn 60 or 1 12540rnrn 80 roller chain with 14 1635rnrn or 5168rnm wire rope PARTS C Show an alternative method of assembling roller chain to wire rope using clevis style wire rope fittingsEdson bronze or brass sheaves are especially designed for use in wire rope steering systems All sheave housings are rigidly constructed of solid bronze stainless steel or aluminum and are designed to Drevent the wire from i u m i n a out of the sheave Scores are machined extra deep and are concentrk with the bearings to maintain constant wire tension The bearings for all bronze sheaves are oil impregnated bronze bearings aluminum sheaves feature precise stainless steel needle bearings Sheave hubs are wider than the rims to prevent side friction and noise All sheaves have removeablepins to simplify installation or wire replacement In addition all sheave housings have pin arrestor systems designed to prevent premature sheave pin wear The new Fig 620 and 743 Thinking Mans Sheave Housings are another Edson original The Fig 6204 has a stainless steel housing for even greater strength and reliability This is excellent for use on boats ofaluminum construction to eliminate the possibility of electrolysis 620 is supplied as standard equipment in all Edson steering systems for production boats Edsons Fig 743 is the latest answer for bulkhead mounting Both sheave housings have elongated bolt hole slots for aligning the wire lead along with two additional bolt holes for securely locking that setting The Fig 621 Flat Sheave is ideal for mounting on power boats or under cockpit floors on sailboats The Fig 623 Double Upright Sheave Assembly is commonly used on midship cockpit designs on inside steering stations where both wires lead aft on the same side of the boat In order to ensure a long life and proper operation of your Edson sheaves proper maintainance is essential Sheave bearings should be oiled monthly failure to do so will result in premature wear and the possible seizinq of the sheaveRoller Chain and Wire Rope with all necessary fittings when purchased from Edson will be fully assembled as shown in A or B Any portion of the kit may be purchased separately When doing so please review the charts shown below very carefully Fig 775 Chain and Wire Rope Assembly as shown here is recommended for older installations or newer boats racing or sailing offshore These assemblies include two pieces of the appropriate sizeand length wire the correct length of chain for 90 rudder travel and all of the necessary fittings assembled After changing the chain and wire keep the old set aboard for a spare When ordering please specify type and size of boat quadrant size and kit size For sizes see price page Stainless Steel Roller Chain and Wire Rope with all necessary fittings when purchased from Edson will be fully assembled as shown in A and B See Figure 775 on the price page for available kits or make up your own from the items listed belowA Master Link will be centeredSingle Idler4 4118518105cm x 158cm114 114635mm 635mm211 4 657cm x l52cm2112 2lbs 62cm 9kI1 314 Ibs 8kIkId6 658 154crn x l58cm318 318952mm x 139cm61 12 45 Ibs165cm 23kFig 623 Upright DoubleUpright SheaveO1 2Roller Chain NonMag SS Fig 6305 Size Chain Breakina Weiaht Per Ft In rnrn No trengtfi 112 1270 41 1900 Ibs 2800 Ibs 112 1270 40 7000 Ibs 5000 518 1587 50 314 1905 60 1 2540 11000 Ibs 80 Roller Chain Clevis Adapter SS size chain Breaking In rnrn No 112 1270 41 112 1270 40 2500 Ibs 518 1587 50 3500 Ibs Fig 7365 Max Wire Ro e Size 318 rnrn 3116 476 3116A Master Link will be centered in chain length0AE I s will be centered in chain lengthO3In 518 314o4Roller Chain Adapter Bronze Fig 6358 Size Chain Tested Max Wire rnrn No Strength Rope Size 1587 50 5000 Ibs 114 635mm 1905 60 7000 Ibs 318 952mm 2540 80 9000 Ibs 318635A Tested Strength 4000 Ibs 5000 Ibs 7000 Ibs 9000 IbsaInhibles SS Fig 643s Max Wire rnrn Rooe rnrnMax Load Ratina Takeup Eyes SS Fig 618In 5116 rnrn 800o5ARoller Chain Adapter Bronze Fig Chain Size Chain Max Dia In mrn No Wire Rope 112 1270 40 114 635 518 1587 50 114 314 1905 60 318 952 2540 80 318 Master Link SS Fig 632s Chain Size In rnrn Chain No 112 1270 41 112 1270 40 518 1587 50 314 1905 60 1 2540 806O8Breaking Strength 1780 Ibs 2600 Ibs 4700 Ibs 6800 Ibs 10000 IbsNico Press Fittings Fig 730 Installed Sleaver only See price pa e Fig 747 Size Wire fested Strenath In rnrn Rope Using Only 1 G t i n 3116 476 3116 476 5000 Ibs 114 635 114 635 5000 Ibs 635 7600 Ibs 5116 800 114W g i Rope Fittings SS Fig 64701Plain Sheave318154cm 6x518 x 121bs95mm 95mm 906mmx 228 lmm64mm 38kIWire Rope NonMag SS Fig 634 Diameter Breaking Type In rnrn Strength Construction 3116 476 2900 Ibs 7 x 19 114 635 4900 Ibs 7 x 19 5116 800 7600 Ibs 7 x 19actEIn 3116 114rnrn 476 For 31167 x 19 Wire Rope 635 For 1147 x 19 Wire Rope Fig 618 Takeup Eyes Place nuts on same side and tighten together Fasten nuts on the long strand as shown hereRope Clamps Galv Steel Fig 665 Wire Max Load Min No Size Size Ratina of Clamps In rnrn In rnrn 3116 476 3116 476 3120 Ibs 2 2 114 635 114 635 5280 Ibs 3 5116 800 5116 800 7600 IbsSheavesonly may be theanswer in many areasof custom boat building not only for steering but also custom deck hardware or remote actuators such as emergency shut off valvesand C02systems Great careshould betaken to insurethat the wireand sheave size are matched For4 sheaves use3116476rnrn 7 x 19 wire and for 6 use 147636rnrn 7 x 19 wire Sheave Wire Hub R im Pin Size Thkknsa Thicknea Size Size wt Sheave Ins mm Ins rnrn Ins mm Ins mm Cast Bronze Forged BrassCast BronzeFig 618 Takeup Eyes Place nuts on same side and tighten 203 252 To 518 25 2 To 5181587 1114 3175 1587 1114 31751 1254 254 11254 2548 36 2112 Quadrants have all been designed for specific uses and proportioned to withstand severe steering strains and shocks All are cast of either Manganese Bronze or 356lT6 Heat Treated Aluminum alloy To simplify installation all quadrants quickly adapt to the exclusive Fig 618 Edson Wire Takeup Eyes All quadrants will accept wire rope up to 3181952 cm in diameter The various quadrants listed below are shown by rudder post or bore size and are available in different models including Space Saving Offset standard straight Double Offset and Dual Ratio Quadrants When ordering please supply an accurate dimension of your rudder post or the desired bore along with the key size and Edson will machine the quadrant to suit Edson allows a 5 to 6 thousandth clamping action of the cap to the rudderpost The quadrant must be carefully fitted for optimum strength if it is fitted too tightly the cap could try to bend when tightened and if fitted too loosely the quadrant could work or drop Both the above could cause premature failure Solid stock rudderposts are normally keyed and hollow pipe stock rudderposts are normally pinned Edson will provide the pin with the predrilled cap Edson sees a trend toward machined keyways in hollow rudderposts as they allow for easy adjustment up and down the rudderpost Most keyways are 114 square so they do not penetrate the wall thicknessu 4 s e Quarpmt t FIG 857 Double offset Quadrant S e g e n t mof the tube Quadrants for square rudderposts require special machining and we must be furnished with the exact measurement of the flats on the square and the location of the points of the square Space Saving Offset Quadrants are ideal for boats needing extra room on the rudderpost for the addition of an auto pilot a second steering station or where an obstruction exists The Space Spacer quadrant can also be used for boats with excessively raked rudderposts whether mounted with the offset up or down Edsons Space Saving quadrants are available in aluminum as the Fig 842 and in bronze as the Fig 677 With new and improved casting methods available today Edsons new Fig 842 aluminum quadrant is designed and cast for strength and versatility It will accept the Fig 857 bolt on Double Offset Quadrant Segment which provides a second radius for use with an auto pilot or with a second steering station Edsons new aluminum quadrants are to be used with stainless steel or aluminum rudderposts and must be equipped with stainless steel keystock or pins when attaching to the rudderpost to prevent electroysis from dissimilar metals For those with brass bronze or stainless steel rudderposts the Fig 677 Offset Quadrant is availableFIG 842 ALUMINUM SPACE SAVER OFFSET QUADRANT 15116 to 3 Bore Dla Quadrant Size Radius1Inches cmIR U D E R HUNG RUDDER QUADRANT FIG 612The heavy duty manganese bronze transom hung rudder quadrant for use on most all boats with outboard rudder eliminating all levers and pins The Fig 612 quadrants have a total arc from hardover to hard over of 70 The quadrant can be mounted low enough on the transom to allow the wires to be led just under thecockpit floor to the idler or it can be mounted higher to fit within the lazarette for PullPull Conduit installations As in any opening in the transom it must be booted or a drain pan or area must be furnished to prevent water from getting into the boat Available in three sizes the Transom Hung Rudder Quadrant can be used with all wire systemsTranson Hung11 1IHub HeightInches cmPilot Bore DiaInches cmMax Bore DiaInches cmInchesMax Size KeywaycmWeight EachIbsK10 14254 3562 252 5215116 25 15116 253 368 68112 11212 1264 8103 44 Larger sizes available on special requestFIG 857 DOUBLE OFFSET QUADRANT SEGMENT for sizes see price page FIG 677 MANGANESE BRONZE OFFSET QUADRANTS I I lnto2BoreDia I III I IIFIG 614 MANGANESE BRONZE QUADRANTS I 1 to 2 Bore Dia III 1One Edson specialty is a combination Rudderpost Bearing and above the waterline stuffing box Edson offers two types of stuffing boxes starting with type B for the most common used rudder shafts measuring 1 through 3 in diameter Type B Stuffing Boxes are designed to be either fiberglassed in place or fastened to the rudderpost tubing with hose and hose clamps Type C for the less frequently used and larger size rudder shafts through 3112 must be glassed in place Edson recommends fiberglassing the stuffing box bearing to the top of the tubing when the rudderpost is in place This makes the post a structural bearing and will carry the rudder loads with minimal friction The hose coupling method can be used however when under a load the stuffing box is apt to bend and add friction to the steerina svstem When used with hoses the following sizes can be used 2 2IT 3 and 3112 See the price page for all available types and sizesSTUFFING BOXBEARING FIG 697F I G 697 type BIIG 836 HEAVY HUB VARIABLE LENGTH TILLER ARMengthsI IFIGMANGANESE BRONZE QUADRANTS1 1114 to 2112 Bore Diaorder separatelyI IFig 836 Heavy Hub Variable Length Tiller Arm Cast of Manganese Bronze Edsons Fia 836 TillerFIGMAN MANGANESE BRONZE QUADRANTS12 to 3112 Bore Dia11Fig 808 Split Hub Variable Length Tiller Arm Cast of Manganese Bronze Edsons Fig 808 Tiller Arm is recommended forsmall craft upto35ft in length They are designed for use with a9116 jaw opening clevis using a 112 clevis pin Overall length is 11 Key location will be on arm side unless otherwise specified Pilot Bore 151167238cm Max BoreFig 616 Tiller Arm Cast of Manganese Bronze Edsons is available in a 10 size It can be placed back to backas noted below in conjunction with the Fig 617 Adjustable Link or at 90 degrees to each other by placing one above the otherpinThe Fig836Tiller Arms can be used with many O f the same applications as the Fig 616Tiller Arm Overall length is 11112 Pilot Bore 151161238cm Max Bore 2114572cm Max Key 1121127cm Weight 8 Ibs 10 oz1388k All tiller arms will be furnished with a pilot bore unless otherwise specifiedFIG 676 MANGANESE BRONZE QUADRANTS r2118 to 3112 Bore Dia 16 18 406 457 2112 64 2112 64 2118 508 2118 5081 31121 3112891 112127 12726 36117 16289 1112I26See How details on IIFIG 835 MANGANESE BRONZE QUADRANTS 1 3916 to 5 Bore DiaIFOR DUAL RATIO QUADRANTS FIGS 806 848 See the Offshore page Quadrants will be furnished with pilot bore unless otherwise specified with Manganese Bionze Clevises and a Brass Connecting Link Edson Adjustable Drag Links are made in stock lengths with specials readily available Just give us the center to center distance you require If only the clevis fittings or threaded rod are needed see Fig 619 or Fig 666Fig6668 81203cm long Fig66612 121304cm long 161406cm long Fig66616 Heavy Section Cast Manganese Bronze furnished with 31411905mn Diameter Pin and Locking Pin Jav width is 15181412cm Thread Size 11141207For complete warranty information see inside f r o n t coverPEDESTAL GUARDSCockpits are at their best when they have a strong convenient hand hold Edson guards are available in wide and narrow models The guard is designed to protect the compass from falling crew members and to keep lines clear of the compass The Narrow Guard allows crew members to easily slide past and the Wide Guard is excellent for wide cockpits or where the pedestal is located against a bridge deck It affords extra protection on those boats with a main sheet or traveller just forward of the pedestal Both Narrow and Wide Guards are also available for the bridge deck or seat risers These offer an excellent hand hold when coming up out of the companionway or stepping athwartships Edson guards are also excellent for mounting binocular holders teak cockpit tables winch handle holders and cockpit umbrellas ORDERING INFORMATION When ordering Pedestal Guards specify pedestal size Size 45 guards fit Fig 334141 and Fig 3355 Steerers and Fig 3174 and 5 Compass Pedestals These measure approximately 6781195cm across the top of the bowl Size 6 guards fit Fig 400 and 4206 Steerers and Fig 3176 Compass Pedestals These measure approximately 8204cm across the top of the bowl All guards are made of 1254cm polished stainless steel tubing and come complete with d ti Nylon Feet Machine Screws and Bolts Guard mounting brackets are white coated aluminum and all holes are jigdrilled for easy installation Narrow guards are 91224cm on centers and Wide Guards are1914826cm on centers Guards are supplied in standard heights and the stainless steel tubing is drilled at the bottom for easy of the advantages of the Black Nylon Foot is the 2bility to sand the base to fit the normal slant of the cockpit floorThe foot can also be easily sanded and radiused to fit up against a Bridge Deck where the cockpit floor is heavily radiused4706 h a ket a P lPEDESTAL AROUND FRICTION BRAKE FOR PEDESTAL STEERERSThe most popular accessory for all steerers Brakes are designed to dampen the action of the wheel especially handy on long runs orwhen operating under power Can also be used to hold the boat on course under most conditions while the helmsman trims that sheet or goes below As a safety feature the brake can always be overridden by the helmsman All mounting holes in the steerers are predrilled at the factory allowing simple installation in about 15 minutes Brakes are constructed of bronze with long lasting brake lining and supplied with stainless steel shaft and shiny black brake handle The handle is designed to pop if a line gets tangled an added safety feature When the boat is unattended secure the wheel with the brake In rough weather the rudder can swing violently from stop to stop causing damage Note If you do not own a wheel brake you must tie off your wheel at no time should your wheel be allowed t o swing free as it could damage your steering systemFig 6891Size 456 fits all Edson pedestals Weight 2 Ibsll9KTo fit all pedestals Supplied 45l 114m high Wt 7 tlbs132k k Size 45 fits Edson Fig 334 and 335 Pedestals size 6 fits E S O Fig 400 and 420 PedestalsTo fit all pedestals Supplied 54l 129m high Wt 7 lbs132k Size 45 fits Edson Fig 334 and 335 Pedestals Size 6 fits d s o n Fig 400 and 420 PedestalsFOR REORDERING PARTS A126 HandlelShaft Assemblyy 9 Knob 1 onlyWINCH HANDLE AND BINOCULAR HOLDERSHandy white PVC winch handle and binocular holders that mount on the front of the pedestal guard Binocular holders can also be used as a removable installation where the holder and straps simply slip over the top of the guard All holders are made from flexible PVC and offer excellent protection for binoculars or handles Holders come equipped with two Fig 710 Accessory Brackets and all mounting screwsFig 788 Console Style Pedestal7comes with a 54 High Guard Both come complete with all mounting hardwarecan easily slide yourclenched hand between the compass dome and the guard hoopI Binocular11 Fig 794COCKPIT Cockpit Umbrellas set up fast and stow quickly and compactly No more wrestling with a large bulky awning Fig 753 Umbrellas simply clamp onto wide or narrow pedestal guards All Umbrellas can be lowered to allow the boom to swing clear and raised high enough to enable a tall individual to pass underneath When not in use they fold to half their length forstorage Umbrellas are constructed of heavy gage aluminum tube stock plated steel ribs and covered with adurabie sun and waterproof vinyl fabric with a tilting mechanism which allow them to be tilted about 30 or 45 in any direction Two Fig 779 polished stainless steel clamps are included with each Fig 753 umbrella The clamps are designed to fit all guards and 1 stanchions Fig 753 Tilting Umbrella Size 55 ft dia umbrella wt 5 ordering specify Figure Number and Size from the l i s t belo Fig 790 Two No 3 Winch Handle Holdersweight 6 lbsl28k Fig 793 One No 3 Winch Handle Holderweight 4 IbsIl8k Fig 794 One Binocular Holder for 7x50 Binoculars weight 5 lbsl22k Sizes for the above holders Size 95 for guards 924cm between centers Size 125 for guards 1232cm between BRACKETSTO fit all pedestals Standard height 48 wt 7 1bs132kSize 45 fits Edson Fig 334 and 335 Pedestals Size6 fits Edson Fig 400 and 420 CLAMPING KITFig 779 Size I14Umbrella Mounting Clamps only holds 1114 Umbrella tube to Edson 1 Pedestal Guard Owner can use his own umbrella with the clampsFIG 77928Stainless steel straps that fasten between the uprights of the pedestal guard Ideal for mounting chart holders glass holders winch handle holders binocular holders or whatever you wish to mount on the guard Can also be used as removable accessory brackets which slip overthe top of the guard Furnished with stainless steel mounting screws Wt 1 lb46k each Fig 710 Accessorv Bracket 2 Required 3ize 95 for guads 91224cm between centers Size 125 for guards 121232cm between centersDacron covers to keep the compass and wheel in firstclass condition Wheel covers areespecially handy for keeping those teak or mahogany wheels looking new year after year Compass Covers have an elastic bottom rim and Wheel Covers come equipped with Velcro closures For4 5 and 6 compasses and wheels 20 40 See price page for sizes Fig 693 Compass Cover Fig 692 Wheel CoverCOCKPIT TABLESWIITop PlateLower Platemount just aft of a traveler bridge deck or mizzen mast FIG 859 Brackets only for Teak Traynable Construct your own slideon table using Edsons new slideon brackets FIG 784 Hinged Athwartships Luncheon Table Similar to the Fig 850 however this hinged mount table is a more permanent installation where the table can be folded down when not in use It is also supplied with a quick release hinge pin for easy removal of this table FIG 761 Teak Luncheon Table This folddown Luncheon Table is ideal for those who want to stow their table right at the pedestal guard The 24 length is in the fore and aft position It folds against the guard when not in use and can be quickly put into service by clipping the formed wire brackets into place The Luncheon Table is also supplied with a quick release hinge pin for fast removal FIG 785 Table Hardware only for Fig 784 and 761 Tables For hardware only order Fig 785 Table hardware kits are supplied with complete instructions and all necessary hardware The Fig 785 table hardware kit can be used to construct both Fig 784 or Fig 761 style tables These kits are offered for those wishing to construct their own tables to suit the particular needs of their cockpitFig 761 Table shown 13112x 2 4 x 314 Fig 784 Table not shlwn 24 x 13112x 314Fig 762 Athwartship Dining Table shown 30 x 20 x 314 A600 Legs A603 footDtF95Fig 763 Dining Table not shown 20 x 32 x 314with an existing Convenience Table When not in use the table folds down or can be lifted off the guard and stowed away Complete with all mounting hardware Weight 14 Ibs16lk FIG 764 Hardware only for Dining Table complete with instructions and all necessary stainless steel hardware for those wishing to build their own table FIG 762 Athwartships Teak Dining Table Designed for wide cockpits or center cockpits The table measures 20505cm x 30n1762cm athwartships and comes equipped with two legs This table features teak fiddle rails on all sides and slip on installation no tools or machining required When not in use i t folds against the guard or can simply be lifted off the guard for storage Complete with all mounting hardware Weight 15 lbs168k FIG 789 Hardware only for Athwartship Dining Table complete with instructions and all necessary stainless steel hardware for those wishing to build their own table FIG 717 Teak Convenience Table This table is permanently mounted between the guard and can be simply flipped up whenever required When not in use the table and all hardware fold completely out of the way between the uprights of the guard Table measure 81203cm x 20505cm size 820 fitting Edson guard Fig 662 with 912124cm between pipe centers only Weight 61bs127k Equipped without FIG 718 donly for convenience complete b l with instructions and all necessary stainless steel hardware for those wishing to build their own table that fits flush between the guard nines CAUTION Items such as radios tape decks and some beverage cans will cause the compass to deviate when placed to near the compass TABLE MAINTENANCE All Edson TeakTables must be properly maintained the teak should be oiled or varnished regularlyr I I t t a rIuuIC attiTABLE HARDWARE314 10I iOrdering ordering a luncheon table dining table or Hardware Only kit note that each table is designed to fit two different size pedestal guards Measure the distance between the centers of the guard pipes to determine which size you need The figure number designates the style table you choose the size tells what size guard you wish to install it on Please refer to the guard sizes listed below Size 95 for tabies or kits to fit guards with 9112124cm between pipe centers Size 125 for tables or kits to fit guards with pipe centersIIEdson offers Hardware Only kits for the handyman that wishes to design and build his own cockpit table Required dimensions and complete installation instructions are given with each kit Pick the size table you prefer and match with hardware Fig number here Refer to table ordering instructions for sizes of guards these kits will fit The following are weight specifications for some Hardware Only kits Fig 718 Hardware Only for the Teak Convenience Table weight 3 Ibs1 135k for Size 95 auards onlv Fia 764 Hardware Onlv for Dinina Table weighi 3 lbs1135i Fig 785 ardre Only for thwaitships or Forward uncheon Tables weight 2 Ibs19k Fig 789 Hardware Only Dining Table weight 5 lbs1225k FIG 763 Teak Dining Table A true dining size table 201505cm wide x 32182cm long for the cockpit This table features teak fiddle rails on both sides and simDle 8tliD installation The table hinae straD slides over the top of the guard and the leg plugs into a stainless steel socket in the forward end of the table No tools or machining required for installation Can be used on two guard sizes and will not SEATEdsons Helmsman Seat is designed to offer the helmsman a comfortable seat which provides better visability over the cabin top and is arched for comfort while heeling While not in use the seat lifts out of its seat riser mounted brackets and is easily stowed The top lifts off to provide a storage place inside the seat for binoculars charts covers etc Seats are white molded fiberglass and come equipped with white coated aluminum seat brackets and stainless steel mounting tubes Tubes are supplied 27 32 or 36 long and can be cut to the required length for the cockpit width The seat height can be determined by the seat bracket location in the cockpit well On boats with existing flat cockpit seats purchase the Fig 796 Helmsmans Seat without mounting tubes and simply fasten to the existing seat top with the provided mounting hardware when ordering specify Fig Fig 770 Helmsmans Seat Wt 14 lbs176k Size 27 for Cockpit Wells to 271685cm wide Size 32 for Cockpit Wells to 321813cm wide Size 36 for Cockpit Wells to 361915cm wide Larger sizes to 45l 1143cm available at no extra charge Fig 796 Helmsmans Seat with Mounting Hardware for mounting on existing flat seat Size 820 Wt 10 lbs145k Fig 773 White Vinyl Covered Cusion for Helmsmans Seat Size 1 Wt 1 lb145kFIG 773 719 OPTIONAL SEAT CUSHION Available in White onlyNot When purchased wlth the seat the cushion snaps will be lactory mounted cA598C A PA5Q9HOSE CLAMPSEdsons Teak Glass Holders Fashioned ib teak Edson offers glass holders for both 3 and 4 glasses or nonmagnetic canned drinks Provided with a mounting strap the holder easily slides on and off the guard and provides a convenient place to stow your beverages while under sail or at anchor Available to fit two different guard sizes For standard Edson guards measuring 91zr between pipe centers order size 95 for guards measuring 121z0 between pipe centers order size 125 Fig 812 Edson Three Glass Holder wt 15 Ibs size 95 and 125 Fig 852 Edson Four Glass Holder wt 2 Ibs size 95 and 125Edsons Fig 694 Teak ToplAdapter and Fig 719 Wing Table for those pedestals not requiring a compass or adapting nearly any compass cylinder to Edson pedestal Both are furnished in natural teak with predrilled mounting holes and can be used with all Edson pedestal accessories Size 45 to fit Fig 334 and Fig 335 pedestals Size 6 to fit Fig Nos 300332400 and 420 pedestals Fig 694 1lb146k Fig 719 25 Ibsll1 k For complete warranty information see inside f r o n t cover 31A NNV DESIGN IN INSTRUMENT DISPLAYS 7 PEDESTAL INSTRUMENT DISPLAYSNote Check your instruments for magnetism Before you purchase your electronic instruments contact the manufacturer to make certain they will not affect yourI1Side Pods swivel 180 Top Housing is fixedApprox Wt 21 Ibs Fig 837 size 45 to fit Fig 334 335 Pedestals Fig 837 size 6 to fit Fig 4005 PedestalI With the ever increasina number of sophisticated instrcl Qx ments on the market today the question of the location of these instruments has become of prime importance to the boat owner The latest trend of mounting the instruments on the steering pedestal has several distinct advantages It provides for a neat andefficient steering area the helmsman has an unobstructed view of the instruments the instruments become more serviceable and of course it no longer becomes necessary to drill and cut into the boats deck house Edson has now designed housings and pods for one two three or four Pedestal lnstrument Displays All are designed with the Edson Pedestal Guard which not only protects the crew and the instruments but in turn permits the owner to have a table and other pedestal accessories These Guards are positioned 4 forward of the pedestals to allow the top housing or pod to be well forward of the compass lubber line this aives the helmsman a clear view of the compass AII d s o n Housings and Pods are of hand layup fiberglass with a white polyurethane finish The Pods swivel around to be easily viewed by other crew members in the cockpit The Black Plastic Face Plates will accept virtually all instruments up to 5 00 bezel and 4 total depth and they are easily cut to suit the instrument with a fine tooth satire saw All four of the Pedestal lnstrument Displays shown come complete with a Stainless Steel Guard Guard Mounting Feet Top Plate HousinglPods Mounting Platform HousinglPods Black Adapter Face Plate all necessary hardware and an Installation lnstruction Sheet For steerers already equipped with guards see the price pageFIG 830 MultiFunction Display Combi InstalledFIG 830 MultiFunction Display Signet Installed FIG 838 Triple lnstrument Display Side Pods swivel 180Top Pod swivels 800 Approx Wt 18 IbsFig 838 slze 45 to fit Fia 334 335 Pedestals Fig 838 size 6 to f i t Fig 4005 PedestalThe new Fig 830 MultiFunction lnstrument Package has been carefully designed by Edson to incorporate the latest thinking in Pedestal lnstrument display The Stainless Steel Guard extends above the Housing to protect the instrument and to provide the crew with a solid handholdThe Housing is positioned above and forward to provide full access to the compass The face of the Housing is angled up toward the helmsman for easy viewing of the The separate Mounting Platform allows for removal of the instrument when servicing for winter storage or to prevent vandalism As shown here the Housing has been designed to enclose the MultiFunction Signet or Combi instruments The Housing can also display up to three of the new square faced instruments such as VDO Kenyon or Brooks Gatehouse andare easily installed by using Fig 833 Black Faceplate FIG 830 Includes 54 high Guard and Mounting Feet Top Plate lnstrument Housing Wiring Grommet Mounting Platform necessarv Hardware and lnstruction Sheet Approx wt 15 lbs All lnstrument Housings and Pods are made of hand layup reinforced fiberglass coated with awhite polyurethane finishThe Guards are Polished Stainless Sleel and the Platforms and Top plates are white coated aluminum All Guards are furnished with Black Mounting Feet and Bolts The lnstrument wiring runs down through the Guard tube on Guard Mounted lnstruments a rubber Grommet is provided The wiring passes thru the Pedestal on Pedestal Mounted instruments The Housing used in the Fig 830 Display above is also available as a separate Multipurpose unit i t can be mounted through its bottom back or top making i t adapation Navigation Station Cockpit Deckhouse etc FIG 832 Housing Only Specify make and modelof instrument to be used Approx Wt2Ibs The Fig 833 Black Face Plate is designed for use on the Fig832 housing This adapts the Housing 512 Bezel dia or less for use with one or two round instruments as shown or up to three square faced instruments This Face Plate can also be used to install other such as switInstrument Openings are cut and prepared by 722 Double Instrument Display ment can use aNote The owner is cautioned that Pedestal Mounted instruments are more vulnerable to breaking seas than when bulkhead mounted FIG 833 Black Plastic Face Plate TWORound lnstruments Installed the pedestal The Pod comes equipped with the Black Plastic Face Plate which is easily cut out to accept the instrument FIG 725 Size 5 includes Pod Swivel Base Black Face Plate and necessary hardware Appro Wt 1Ib standard guardNote Check your instruments lor magnetism Before youpurchase your electronic instruments contact theFIG 829 Sin le Instrument Bispay Ideal for the boat owner who has cabin mounted instruments and wants to add one more Pod swivels approximately 80 Approx Wt 12 Ibs Fig 829 size 45 to fit 3 335 Pedestals Fig 334 i Fig 829 size 6 to fit Fig 400s INFORMATION If your boat is already equipped with a standard 45 high guard we recommend that it be replaced with a54 high guard for better viewing of the compass and a better hand hold These instrument pods and housing will fit virtually all Pedestals made anywhere in the world Please note the make and model of the steerer so Edson can accurately fill your order The Guard Top Plates are made in two sizes Size 45 to fit Size 4 and 5 Pedestals 6Top Plate 14 holes in a 514 bolt circle Size 6 to fit Size 6 Pedestals 8 Top Plate 14 holes in a 6 bolt circle Mounting Template will be urnished with order See the price page for 127cm 832 Housing Only Shown with Cornbi Mounted PodPEDESTAL ENGINE CONTROLSEdsons pedestal controls are available for most all popular marine engines These controls can be neatly run inside the pedestal column or they can be externally mounted for those who appreciate an easy installation and like to have the heart of the controls openly available for continuous visual checks All models feature the safety of clutch and throttle handles protected between the pedestal and the steering wheel This prevents accidental shifting of the engine by an unsteady crew member and keeps handles clear of the main and genoa sheets All control handles are conveniently located so the helmsman does not have to look away during important docking and close maneuvering situations Athwartship handles allow easy installation on most transmissions includingA THIOTLR Vdrive without modifying the clamping bracket Each ENG NE CONTROLSFIG 816 MECHANICAL CLUTCH AND THROTTLE HANDLEis thoroughly engineered for specific engine shifting re quirements All controls use rugged stainless steel shafts with minimum maintenance oilless bearings and safety color coded handles RED for the throttle and BLACK for the clutch All controls are predrilled to easily adapt to all Edson pedestals Caution Final selection of Edson engine controls MUST be determined by the size pushpull cable specified by your engine manufacturer Part number of existing pushpull cables is often found stamped into the plastic jacket of the cable For additional help identifying your cables See Control Cables below When ordering specify pedestal size 4 5 or 6 Fig 816 Mechanical Clutch and Throttle Control often referred to as Hydraulic Shift but is now used for shifting most of the newer mechanical transmissions such as the Hurth Gear specify Fig 734 Cables This shift has all of the same as the Fig 751 It is specifically designed for modern easy to shift mechanical transmissions using 33c type cables With 3114 inches of clutch travel it exceeds the travel requirements of the pushpull cable This feature assures easy installation and most importantly full engagement into gearHYDRAULIC ENGINE controls are to be used for hydraulic transmissions ONLY for example Borg Warner uses two Fig 734 Controls Often referred to as Mechanical ShiftCABLE 708 HYDRAULIC CLUTCH AND THROTTLE CONTROLDERII screws must be inspected and keptFIG 708 Hydraulic Clutch and Throttle ControlFig 708 Hydraulic Clutch and Throttle Control features easy to reachcolor coded handles conveniently located between the compass and pedestal top Cables are securely fastened inside the pedestal column This control features ease of installation with the neat appearance of all inside mounted push pull cables Wt 4 IbsIl8kFIG 728 HYDRAULIC CLUTCH AND THROTTLE 728 Hydraulic Clutch and Throttle Control has all of the same features as the Fig 727 except it is specifically designed for hydraulic transmissions only It can be easily converted to a mechanical control and vice versa by stocking a couple of minor parts Wt 6 DATA1 All Edson engine controls are designed for use only with engine transmission having detents to locate and hold the transmission in gear 2 Lead cables under the deck using a minimum number of bends with a generous radius Tape or clamp to several structural members to reduce cable lost motion and prevent interference with sheaves and wire rope 3 If engine vibration causes unwanted throttle movement dampen with a Fig 665 3161476mm wire rope clamp on the cable jacket as close to theengineas possible Tighten until the throttle is satisfactorily stiff but do not overtighten 4 Maximum input loads Fig 73440 Ibsll8k Fig 735 180 lbs181 k 5 Attach the pushpull cable to the engine shift lever at a maxiBoth pushpull cables are run neatly within the pedestal well away from the steering chain and cables The increased leverage allows effortless shifting and throttle control with one hand always leaving the other available for steering Built in handle stops prevent cables from fouling in the steering chain and cables Note how neatly the 10 long Clutch Handle is tucked between the wheel and the pedestal That is why Edson calls it a Safety Handle it is out of the way of snagging lines and possible unsteady crew members The mechanical shift provides an extra throw Max 3318 for particularly difficult to shift engines Weight 4 compact and engineered to reduce installation time to a minimum The whole control can be preassembled off the boat and literally dropped into place Control cables lead through their own external polished stainless steel tubing eliminate possible interference with steering chain and cables and leave additional space for future use of Edson pedestal mounted instruments The mechanical shift features an extra long cemovable stainless steel shift handle and easy access stowage hole Built in handle stops allow a full 2112162cm of throw from stop to stop Weight 6 WITH PINS CONTROL CABLES FIG 734 735Control cables are not included but can be purchased from Edson or your local supplier For lengths available see the price pageOD9116 51624 THREADEach engine control is supplied with solid bronze clevises and brass clevis pins for the engine control end Extra C V for S S the engine must be ordered separately These corrosion resistant clevises can be used with any of the control cables listed on this page FIG 805 SlZE 175 THROTTLE CLEVISI Is l CLEVIS nFIG 810SPECIFY LENGTH when ourchased locally useEOUIVALENT TO FIG 735 EQUIVALENT TO FIG 734USED I N FIG 751 727d yDFIG 7344oLrrfA0D 5y 34ConlmI cables may not be cut sb measure carefully before complete waranty information see inside front cover bFIG 805 SEE 45 THROTTLE CLEVIS USED I N FIG 751 708 81635PULLPULL STEERING COCKPIT on this page are the two most popular methods of running the PullPull conduit in a midshipcockpit top drawing shows theconduit running down the starboard sideof a37 footer the end fittings of the conduit are attached to the gussetts or reinforcing that is normally located below the aft bunk This type conduit can run through a sail locker or in a hanging locker as the wire is totally encased and there is no chance of the moving wire catching or jamming Being conservative we have limited the PullPull to boats 42 foot or less as we feel that long lengths of conduit would reduce the sensitivity of the steering However small sections of PullPull conduit can be used on any size boat In our continuing program of development these systems have been experimentally installed on several 48 foot motorsailors with excellent results The next drawing shows a very popular method of running the conduit that of straight down the center of the boat and then up to two of the new sheavelconduit idlersand then into thequadrant As can be readily seen there are two lengths of conduit that carry the steering cables from the pedestal down and aft past the engine and they are terminated at a strong bulkhead alongside the propellor shaft There are then free lengths of wire that go aft to an area just forward of the rudderpost and the conduit is again used This aft conduit need normally only be 3 or 4 feetin length and would lead the steering wires up and out to two sheavelconduit idlers and then 90 degrees into the quadrant With two seperate conduits per side the cost is reduced the friction of excessive length is reduced and maintenance is made much easier Also shown is a very popular 36 foot Pilot House Sloop using a combination of sheaves and conduit to give a good The forward steering station uses an Edson Figure 338 Bulkhead Steerer going down to a Figure 625 Idler and then aft Part way back two 8 foot lengths of conduit allow the wire to go up one and down the other side of a tank this run eliminates eight sheaves at this point The aft steering station incorporates a Pedestal or following four pages cover the latest addition to the Edson Family the PullPull steering systems These systems are adaptable to power boats midship and aft cockpit sailing craft Basically thesystem is used in conjunction with apedestal or bulkhead steerer and theconduit takes the placeof of the installation makes this method of steering very appealing The PullPull conduit is made with an inner core of polyethylene which is covered by many strands of steel wire These wires are then wrapped with aflat wireand is then sealed by a plastic cover The steel wrapping gives the conduit that extra strength and is exclusively an Edson featureThe conduit comes to Edson from the aircraft industry and has been successfully tested to 600000 cycles without failure The Edson Figure 827 Lubricant which is used in maintaining the PullPull system is an inert base oil combined with Teflon and is an important addition as it reduces friction bv about 30 oercentThe easiest of all methods is that shown here that of takina a bulkhead steerer on either power or sailboat and run it out aroundThe conduit can snakearound neatly through a cabin area or over and around a tank heaterexhaust line In effect we recommend PullPull where straight line sheave to sheave wheel cable systems are difficult to fit We find that on many pilot house boats with dual steering stations that the aft steerer will be all sheaves but the forward station will use a combination of sheaves and PullPull conduit The conduit will be used fora length of 8 to 10 feet as it snakes down the interiorwhile going upand over and down an obstacle and then into a Radial Drive or other sheave SAILBOAT the following pages we are showing the various methods of installing the conduits as well as the different specialized hardware designed by Edson to make the installation easierand also to allow for easier maintenance and inspection of the completed system As in all steering systems the basic setup should be made to use as many of the existing structural members as is reasonably possible If a bulkheadcan belocated to serve as an anchoring point for the conduit or one of the new conduit sheave assemblies so much theeasier Needless tosay the bulkheads must bestrong and up to the steering loads that will be put upon them The aft plywood gussetts mustbe adequately reinforced to accept theend fittings of the conduit An easy way to locate theend fitting is by placing a inch dowel or rod in the groove of the quadrant and at 90 degrees to the centerline go to the gussett which is fore and aft and drill a la inch hole for the conduit end fitting see illustration With the dowel in the other groove of the quadrant drill the opposite gussett for the opposing PullPull conduit2 pTYPICAL easily adapts for use with outboard rudder boats as shown cables run beneath the sail locker on one side and under a quarterberth on the other PullPull is shown here in a particularly complicated aftcockpit arrangement This illustration shows the PullPull conduit being run between quarter berths and around a tank where wire rope and sheaves would be very difficult to instaEdsons PullPull systems easily adapt to include automatic steering The sketch above shows the autopilot placed under a berth and connected to a separate quadrant On the pilot house 36 to the left the auto pilot operates off the bulkhead steerer The two sketches at the left show additional methods of runningIf there are no gussetts opposite the quadrant radius the Figure 82417 Bracket can be used as it can be bolted to a flat surface either parallel to the top of thestop pointeddown or on a flat parallel surface directly under the quadrant This bracket must be carefully located and well bolted down as the stop pin must hold the expected rudder loads in the hardover position For complete warranty information see inside f r o n t coverNOTE A garden hose marked in 1 increments can be used to simulate your conduit when planning out your system EXTRA SUPPORT STEERING STEERING f Edson has designed a number of special fittings for use with the PullPull systems For ease of selection we have noted the conduit itself and then divided up the fittings as to Wheel End and Rudder Post End of the systemThe conduit and wire rope can be easily cut so estimate a little extra length when ordering As shown here you can purchase long lengths of conduit and a number of end fittings and design your own system right on the PulllPull Conduit Assembly Length is measured from end to end of the conduit itself Comes equipped with two end fittings with clamps ready to screw on to the conduit Two lengths o f conduits are required for necessary wire and fittings see the cable and chain fitting page FIG853SIZE250 PulllPull Conduit Only Same as above except in lona lenaths Stocked bv Edson in reel but available in one foot increments 13 oz per ft 34 OD 23k per 30 cm 1875mm ODFor sheaves and wire we recommend X s inch 7 x 19 Fig 634 Wire and 4 inch sheaves for boats to about 38 feet and 1 h inch 7 x 19 wire with 6 inch sheaves for larger boats For rudder loads or unusual design configuration you must consult your Naval Architect For sizing of the system check the appropriate pedestal and bulkhead pages of this catalog the deisgn criteria shown on these charts likewise applies to a PullPull systemAMinimum i 81203cm RadiusFIG 854 SIZE 250 Conduit End Fittings with Piamnc snd t rluts Two required per Conduit Order a supply to go with the Fia853 Conduit Molded e c o n STEERING WHEEL ENDFIG 841 SlZE 2 Drop Conduit Bracket The 4 bolt holes match the pedestal base Drops the conduit ends 2 below the cockpit floor more if blocked down Makes it easy to feed the wire down and to lubricate the system Wt 1 Ib1RUDDERPOST ENDFIG 824 SlZE 17 Bracket with Rudder Stop For best alignment the bracket must be mounted paralel to the quadrant face The stop must fit squarely on the solid part of the quadrant not the web of the quadrant 3 lbs1135kcaFIG 840 SIZE 4 or 6 Upright Conduit ldler Comes with predrilled pivot point for ease of alignment of sheaves with quadrant radius conduit threads into the end of the casting Size 4 Aluminum with Brass Sheave 2 Ibsl9k Size 6 Bronze with Bronze Sheave 5 Ibs 25 oz1231 kPULLPULL INSTALLATION section of the catalog has been designed to assist the installer with the proper layout adjustment and installation of this equipment Please read this carefully and go over all of the many drawings with the idea that each one will contribute to the end design and layout 1 Unpack everything and layout on the floor the basic arrangement of the system a k e s u r you e fully understand the useof all components and their position within the system 2 Locate and fasten the steerer in place be it Pedestal or Bulkhead Place the appropriate conduit holding method in place underthe steerer and attach the conduit to it Make sure that the holding device is far enough from the steerer to allow the roller chain to travel its full length without the chain ends hitting the conduit usually 65 degrees to 85 degrees Rudder Travel 3 Place the Quadrant or Radial Drive on the rudder post in a location where the conduit can be aimed directly at the proper grooveThis adjustment can be assisted by using a3sinch wood dowel or equivalent Place it in the groove and aim it from the centerline of the boat to point of the conduit In the case of Radial Drive the two conduits can be within afew inchesof each otheras long as they lead in astraight line to the groove Make sure that the correct lead is going to the correct side of the to get directional steering Keep the conduit bends as generous as possible with no less than an 8 inch radius 4 With the system in place install thewireand chain in thesteerer and conduit Place an adequate amount of the Figure 827 Lubricant on the wire as it is slid into place Make sure the wire is precleaned of grit and that the end has no wire burrs that could damage the inside of the conduit Fasten the wire to the Figure 618 Takeup Eye and tighten so the chain is centered as the rudder points dead The roller Chain should be oiled not greased the steerer bearings oiled if bronze and greased if Needle Bearings 2 Although theTeflon grease is trapped within theconduit the wire is out of sight and should be inspected at least oncea year and relubricated more often if the boat is contemplating an offshore or lona distance cruise After five years the wire should be replaced a n the old wire kept for spares if it is in useable form The steering is the one piece of machinery used all of the time that the boat is away from thedock Most of the horrorstories that are heard regarding steerers is one of unfamiliarity of the system combined with lack of maintenance With a well designed well maintained steerer the boat should be a lea sure to allFlG825FIG 825 SIZE 1 Internal Conduit Bracket Mounts within the pedestal base to allow conduit to hug the bottom of the cockpit floor Must be used with 8 inch Quadrant or radial Grive to prevent steering chain form overriding Wt 75 ozs1338k aluminum0FIG 798 SIZE 2 Holds 2 Flat Conduit Plate Conduit ends under either a pedestal or cockpit floor Wt 1 lb145k Plated SteelFIG 798FIG 847 SlZE 4 or 6 Flat Conduit ldlerFIG 799 SIZE 2 USING FIG 827 TEFLON with Bra 2 oz1952k Size 6 Bronz with Bronze Sheave 5 lbs 5 oz1238k A 4 ounce jar of FIG 827 SIZE 4 Lubricant inert base oils nonpetroleum combined with Teflon This is the very best available for Gonduit lubrication FIG 827 SIZE 75 Applicator Tube of above lubricant 34 OZiNOTE At all times make sure that the entire assembly is tight all screws and bolts are well fastened down and all parts are well aligned and that the cable is well Angle Bracket Mounts chain length below a Bulkhead Steerer Easy anchoring point for both conduits Wt 65 02s 293k aluminumd s 4 c nAUTOPILOT STEERING SYSTEMSWhen planning your steering system it is best to think ahead AutoPilots are more popular than ever and easier to install Edson nas developed three basic methods of attaching autopilots first all Edson Bulkhead Steerers Rack and Pinion and Worm Steerers can have autopilots attached directly to the wheel shaft extension or the wheel shaft itself nothing extra to purchase Second the use of the Edson Figure 320 AutoPilot Drive with the addition of one or two sheaves and the appropriate roller chain can adapt virtually all Edson Pedestal Systems to AutoPilot attachment With the 320 the boat can use an extra quadrant or radial drive for a completely separate system or can introduce the 320 in to the basic wire system Third the all new Edson Rapid Drive for a right angle gear box drive the simplest system for owner yard and boat builder As a general guide the simpler the system the better On any installation involving electricity the area must be well proteted from moisture and the wires used must be of the correct size and used with good solid terminal ends At no time can the unit be exposed to salt water such as would occur if the electrical panel was placed below a sail locker As obvious as this may sound we still see many units so mounted The compass unit must be kept away from the boats navigation compass as well as from other interferences such as an alternator on an engine Take the Fig 320 Pedestal System first There are two basic concepts that can be used in the installation of an automatic oilot with a oedestal One is to place the Fig 320utopilot Drive Unit withinthe boats existing steering system This would be as in illustrations 1 and 2 A second method would be to use a second auadrant or radial drive that would in effect make an independent system here is a great deal of merit to this latter approach as any boat would then have three methods of steering There would be the egular boats steering system the automatic pilot driven by electricity and the emergency tiller The extra quadrant or radial drive would eliminate having to cut into the boats system and is generally the preferred method for conversion to an autopilot As can be seen in Figs 3 and 4 the extra quadrant or radial drive can be placed above or below the regular steering systems quadrant or radial drive and in the case of the quadrant on either the forward or aft side or for that matter on a fore and aft plane The ultimate choice is determined by where you have room for the actual pilot TYPICAL AUTO PILOT ARRANGEMENTS NOTE See Midship Planning Page 44 for more autopilot DRIVE A MEW CONCEPT IN AUTOPILOT STEERING FIG 320 AUTOPILOT DRIVE SIZE 2The Edson Fig 320 is an investment cast nonmagnetic brass frame with oil impregnated bronze bearings bronze sprockets and easily adapts to all wire rope steering systems either under the pedestal or in a remote location Ail model pedestal steerers and the AutoPilot Drive Unit use 5811587 mm chain which travels 691175 cm per turn of the steering wheel Sprocket data 581587mm pitch 11 tooth 22156cm pitch diameterRapid stands for Rack and Pinion Independent Drive and incorporates the latest in engineering from Edson Rapid is adaptable to virtually all types of boats be they power or sail with wheel or tiller The steering system must be of the easily reversing type or in the case of a Hydraulic Steerer be capable of being totally bypassed The unit attaches directly to the rudderpost of the boat and the frame of the Rapid bolts to a flat platform 90 to the rudderpost The autopilot attaches to the Rapid unit with conventional sprocket and chain reduction and with Rapid Drive there is no need for additional rudder stops except in the case o f tiller steered conversions Precision cast bronze aears orovide effortless ooeration without noticeable friction or noise hi unitoperates withl8tunsof the shaft in 800f rudder travel your AutoPilot manufacturer will specify the sprocket sizes when you order the pilot One of the Edson Rapid Drive features is its compactness As noted on the dimensional drawing the unit takes up only a total width of 191h inches and a fore and aft dimension of 11 plus the 3 shaft extension When ordering your AutoPilot please note that the shaft for the sprocket is 1 with a lh keyway Maximum Input Rating of the Rapid Drive is 1000 inch pounds based on a 41 ten tooth power unit sprocket One of the variations of the unit is the Fig 319 Rapid Drive which incorporates the universal and an extra selfaligning bearing This unit allows either the basic Rapid Drive to be mounted other than fore or aft and to angle the shaft extension to facilitate locating the actual AutoPilot The illustrations below show some of the many variations available when using Rapid Drive ORDERING INSTRUCTIONS Rapid is available in 6 sizes for rudderposts of various sizes When ordering it is necessary to specify the rudderpost bore keyway size and its position that is on the geared segment side or the cap side The geared segment can also be attached by pin or set screws For these methods p p l e a s e see the quadrant page of this catalog Be sure and specify your pree r r e x h o d Weight 19hlbsFor Fig 318 and 319 the following sizes applySize 2 Size 4 Size 6 Size 8 Size 10 Size 1412 to 1316 114 to 11316 178 to 25116 238 to 21316 278 to 312II3518 to RudderpostSize RudderpostSize RudderpostSize RudderpostSize Rudderpost SizeWORM STEERERSWorm Steerers can have the Pilot Sprocket on the aft extension or between the rudderost and the aft side of the wheel Before guilding the boxlcover you must first establish the size of the sprocket that is furnished by the pilot manufacturer1 6 RACK AND PINIONEdson Rack and Pinion Steerers can all have Pilots attached just fopvard of the steerer frameORDERING INSTRUCTIONS 7 L y When planning an AutoPilot System you must furnish the pilot manufacturer the number of turns hard over to hard over in 90 in your steering system so they can recommend the proper size drive sprocket The number of turns and length of roller chain for a given size quadrant or Radial Drive is shown in the selection chart for each type steerer In the case of conversion to a pilot h i t h a pedestal it is necessary to purchase the following items 1 Fig 320Size 2 Auto Pilot Drive Unit 2 an appropriate length of 5 Roller Chain Fig 630s The length is determined by the quadrant or Radial Drive size to which the pilot is to be attached This should be accompanied by the necessary wire rope roller chain master links end fittings and the necessary extra sheave or sheaves to accomplish the installation Be sure to use the same size sheaves as are in the regular steering system for the boatThe Rapid Drive and the AutoPilot must be securely held to a platform The electrical wirGg to the AutoPilot must be of the size recommended by the AutoPilot maker and fastened with good solid terminals The installation must be protected from moisture As in all exposed gearing the Rapid must be covered by a clear Lexan or equivalent cover to keep equipment and fingers out of the mechanism The clear cover permits ready visual inspection Maintenance of the Rapid is simple use 30 or equal Motor oil on the shaft bearings and on the geared segments and wipe across the bottom of the segment Water pump grease can also be smeared on at this point The unit should be inspected like all steering equipment and it is wise to checkand oil it at least once a AND INSTALLATION GUIDEAFT COCKPIT STEERINGpI iENGlNEERlMG AND INSTALWTBON This Aft Cockpit planning guide has been written to assist the boat owner boatyard and the designer in making the most convenient pedestal installation for any given cockpit design Before making a final decision on the location of the steerer it is always a good idea to make a dummy steerer out of a 2 x 4 a short length of broomstick handle for the shaft and a cardboard or plywood cutout of the chosen wheel size At the same time the area below the cockpit floor should be checked for obstructions such as tanks lines etc and also to check to see if the builder installed cockpit floor reinforcing and its exact location The location of the winches and the helmsmans visibility should also be notedAFT COCKPIT STEERING 6 shows the rudder post forward and the steerer aft Note that the wires can run forward or aft to the quadrant If the steerer is placed up against the rudder post the forward side of the base can be Milled off to gain space With the helmsman aft all of the crew is forward and they must handle the sailing of the boat as the helmsman can not contribute any reasonable assistance This is usually no problem on a 45 footer that requires a larger crew but on a 35 footer or less i t can present problems However when cruising this can be an advantage since the skipper can supervise sail handling and keep track of children and 2 shows a forward steerer installation using Edsons quadrant and sheaves Note how the Clutch and Throttle Control is safely nested between the wheel and guard This prevents snagging lines or accidental shifting while keeping controls close at hand the helmsman does not have to look away during that important manueverlllus tra tion 4lllustration 4 shows pedestal in mid cockpit using PullPull shown in a particularly complicated arrangement This illustration shows the PullPull conduit being run between quarter berths and around a tank where wire rope and sheaves would be very difficult to installTYPICAL OUTBOARD RUDDER 1 Forward 1 shows a steerer forward using Radial Drive By plating the steererat the forward end of the cockpit the helmsman has the protection of the companionway dodger and has quick and easy access to the cabin below The forward location also keeps the cockpit activity aft of the helm and when in shorthanded situations allows the helmsman to steer and handle the sheets with the minimum of difficulty Edson suggests using a large size wheel within 2 or 3 of the cockpit seats if the boat has a bridge deck as there will be no need for guests or crew to slide by the wheel We also recommend the installation of a pedestal guard as a handhold for crew members going below The larger wheel will allow the helmsman to comfortably lean against the coaming and to have excellent allaround visibility In many conversions from tiller to wheel the forward locations makes for the least cockpit layout change as i t places the helmsman in approximately the same location with the wheel as with the tiller For a racing boat all the action is aft and when not tacking the crew can sit to weather and forward if it improves the balance of the boatPullPull easily adapts for use with outboard rudder boats As shown above cables run beneath the sail locker on one side and under a quarterberth on the other lllustration 3 shows a pedestal steering installation on an average 25 to 30 footer with transom hung rudder The Edson Fig 612 1 I Quadrant series can be used on most all boats of this design The quadrant should be mounted fairly high on the rudder to fit within the lazarette or so a box or helmsmans seat can be built over it as illustrated As a rough guide to the following Fig 612 Quadrant sizes should be used Boat Length 20 to 36 feeff611 m I 0 inch size126 cm 37 to 45 feeff1214m 14 inch size136 cm 45 to 60 feeU1418 m 20 inch size150 cm The above chart must be used with caution obviously a very hardtosteer boat must go to the next size larger quadrant than is indicated With all Edson Pedestals the quadrant size in inches is roughly equal to tiller length in feet As in any opening in the transom it must be booted or a drain pan or area must be installed to prevent water from getting into the structure of the boat As a further guide the 10 quadrant requires a transom hole of about 25 cm by 615 cmlllustration 7In lllustration 7 the rudder post is vertical and there is a quarter berth on the port side aft The solution was to mount the quadrant angled to one side and to lead one of the wires directly into the quadrant and the other aft to a sheave and back into the quadrant As a matter of interest one of the earlier boats on which this was done was a 36 footer The idler sheaves were 410 cm as the wire only went around the idler sheaves 90 degrees On the aft single sheave i t was 615cm as the wire goes around it about 180 degrees the larger sheave will increase the feel of the rudder from reduced wire friction GENERAL As in all installations Edson tries to reduce the number of sheaves They must be bought installed and each one adds its friction effect A good needle bearing pedestal with as few sheaves as possible with well oiled bushings and a well hung rudder will give a very sensitive system and one that is free of problems The T Cockpit can have the steerer placed aft pictured so the helmsman is sitting on the aft seat and sliding around to the sides or another variation would place the pedestal well forward in the cockpit and bring the primary winches aft by the base of the T so the winch grinders can stand by the handles Likewise downwind under a spinnaker i t would give the sheet handlers more room and hopefully less chance of error One distinct advantage of the aft steerer arrangement is that the helmsman can see all that is going on in the cockpit an important factor when racing When the steerer is placed at the extreme aft end of the boat be sure that the jib luff can be easily seen and i t not being visually blocked by the maini The aft location of the wheel in a long narrow cockpit is the traditional location of a pedestal The helmsman can see all of the action and if a line jams or some other problem develos he can take the best corrective action if the steerer is well aft itis a good idea to put on the narrow pedestalguard and for the engine controls to be placed on the steerer When planning this installation beware of such potential problems as a tall helmsmans head hitting the backstay or the possibility of the main sheet catching the pedestal also be certain you have enough space at least 16141 cm clearance behind the wheel to allow foot room at the helm At Edson we can always tell when a pedestal is too far aft there are heel marks on the end of the cockpit where the helmsman has tried to move his feet aft and found no space lllustration 5 shows a cockpit with the steerer aft and in this case a separated helm Note that all of the steering mechanisms are within the cockpit bridge The quadrant is mounted on the aft side of the rudder post which necessitates crossing the cables within the pedestal Note the Fig 727Safety Clutch can bring the control cables down just aft of the bridge deck so they lead directly to the engine and do not get involved with the bridge deck and the moving POSITION Placing the steerer in the middle of the cockpit or within two feet of either end can give a good balance The crew can be forward or aft whichever makes the boat go best With the steerer in the relative center of the cockpit the spinnaker winches can be aft and the genoa winches forward when racing this keeps the spinnaker action behind the helmsman and yet allows the helmsman to assist with the jib winches if needed When cruising the midcockpit arrangement enables the guests to relax aft and not get involved in sailing the boat while the skipper can steer and tack the boat with easeIP When placing the pedestal at midcockpit keep at least 1538 cn clearance from the bridge deck or companionway This will p r e w vent a crew member from having to stand with one foot on the bridge deck a situation The helmsman normally will sit to one side of the wheel or stand behind the wheel Edsons Helmsmans Seat can fit neatly between the seat risers and its arched center section raises the helmsman for better visabilityi 3lllus tra tion 6Please remember that fiberglass by nature is flexible material and the steering system must be set up so it is strong yet can stand a certain amount of movement The smoothest installations are Theres a message those with the best reinforcingIf you have plans or ideas that you feel would be helpful to other boat owners please send them to Edson and we will pass them on to all our AND INSTALLATION GUIDEMIDSHIP COCKPIT AND IMSTALWTION This guide has been prepared to enable the designer builder and boat owner in planning out the various methods of installing a wire steering system in a midship cockpit boat Edson offers two types of wire rope systems for the midship cockpit boat the conventional wire system and the new PullPull Conduit Steering System ideal for boats up to 42 in length Regardless of the type and size of midship cockpit boat the steering system should be thought out at the time the boat is designed or at least before the interior is in place There are virtually no boats that can not be adapted to a wire system Whichever system used the advantages of a wire system are many and important The system is simple this makes it excellent for those boats going offshore or to remote areas A roller chain pulls the rudder to one side or the other If the wire fails you can rig a new wire Try that with other types of steerers It is in effect a screw nut and bolt philosophy of design The steering will give the boat a personality There is feel response flexibility and if you want to settle down put on a dampening brake add a simple mechanical AutoPilot These will give you the best of all worlds PLANNING FOR THE WIRE ROPE SYSTEM When using wire rope and sheaves we are dealing with a series of straight lines or for the sake of visualization straight connecting rods lllustration 1 shows two basic methods we will call them port and starboard for the sake of simplicity Starboard The wire is led to starboard just under the deck level over the heads of those passing through the aft cabin passage The wire is then led aft just inside of the sheer line to a turning sheave which directs the wire intoPort The steering cable goes engine trunk anddown to a sheav engine room floor level then aft to a sheave and up to a sheave aNeedless to say both Port and Starboard can be run the same down or to the side it is all a matter of taking the best course for the available space and the location of suitable attaching structures for the sheaves The AutoPilot has been attached to a second quadrant mounted on the aft side of the rudder post and in this case down low With the separate quadrant the boat has in effect two steering systems one automatic one mechanical For further AutoPilot information see AutoPilot section lllustrations 2 and 3 show the most commonly used method of runnina the wire in a midship Cockpit Boat The wire is run to either the port or starboard side by using the Edson Fig 607 Adjustable Idler This directs the wire aft a small amount down a small amount to double sheaves that are mounted on the aft engine room bulkhead Care must be taken to make sure that the wire is clear of the aoorooriate sail lockers The wire is then directed aft at a level just under the bunk top and on the outside of the backs of the drawers in an area aenerallv considered to be otherwise unusable In manvcases the wire is run alona the exhaust line trunk Aft the two sheaves are mounted on a stiffening bulkhead one sheave leads the wire directly to the quadrant the other sheave across the boat to a sheave and then back to the auadrant Care must be taken to make sure that the wires are led correctly to give the boat directional rather than reverse steering This installation points to the importance of using existing or planned bulkheads and stifi6 fening for mounting of the sheaves easier stronger a n a i h simpler 4 11 lllustration 2 the AutoPilot steering cables have been diverted so the pilot can be mounted on a shelf in the aft end of the engine room in an otherwise unused but generally crowded area0MlDSHlP COCKPIT STEERING 3 shows another form of placing the Pedestal in the MidShip Cockpit Boat The wire is basically led down and run beneath the aft cabin sole The Pedestal can be placed aft in the cockpit with the possibility of placing the helmsman on a raised seat for better visibility over the 3Illustration 2This installation assumes the engine is directly below the Pedestal and it is necessary to place Fig 607 Adjustable Idler under the pedestal to direct the wire aft a small amount The sheaves at the floor level can be placed on the very aft end of the engine compartment and they in turn will lead aft to two sheaves placed on a transverse bulkhead directly under the aft cabin floor These in turn direct the wire aft up and out to two sheaves mounted on the O u n k front bulkheads and then directed into the quadrant Emergency steering can be placed on top of the rudder post by simply removing the aft cushion and by placing a tiller at this point Some owners prefer an extension that goes through the aft deck to allow placing the tiller over the aft deck house This is a personal preference but by all means have an emergency method of steering The lllustration 4 installation is used on boats with passage ways toilets or lockers on both sides of the cockpit foot well With this layout one way to steerthe boat is to run the wires under the floor of the aft The wire is then directed aft under the floor in the natural V of the hull Aft to two sheaves which can be placed on a simple structure and then out and up to two sheaves and then into the quadrant Note how the sheaves can be fastened to existing bunk fronts andlor bulkheads Very important to keep costs in line as well as to keep the structures simple PLANNING FOR THE PULLPULL SYSTEM Edsons new PullPull Steering System is ideal for midship cockpit boats up to about 42 in length The PullPull System is an alternative to the standard wire rope and sheave installation The following illustrations show just a few of the many uses of PullPull Steering lllustration 5 shows a Destroyer Wheel with a Fig 338 or 410 Steerer mounted in a cockpit moldment The moldment houses engine and controls while serving as a table for cockpit entertaining Since the quadrant is mounted on the aft side of the rudderpost the cables are crossed within this structure for proper steering direction In this case one cable runs along the port side to the quadrant while the other cable runs directly down the starboard side With this type installation the cables can be anchored to an existing moldment or plywood reinforcement Here it is attached to the plywood reinforcement normally placed under aft bunks lllustration 6 shows the Pedestal installation using the 841 Mounting Plate for attaching the cable The cable is routed along the starboard side under a bunk to a Radial Drive One wire can run across to a sheave mounted on the other side and back into a regular quadrant if space PULLPULL CABLE AND SHEAVES lllustration 7 shows the cable running down over the engine and aft under the cabin sole With the sharp bends aft the system converts to a standard wire rope and sheave arrangement connected to a quadrant or Radial Drivefor further in formation please refer to the and the How to f the tion 1The Pedestal can be placed at the point up against the ridge deck or in the normal aft position in the cockpit If laced forward it does allow the helmsman to be protected Q n poor weather by the dodger In addition the engine controls and can all be mounted on the aft end of the house This can then place all of the wiring in an easily accessible trunk within the main cabin The wire from the pedestal goes down and is Veed slightly to allow the wires to go to sheaves fastened to the STEERER INSTALLATION This section has been prepared for both amateurs and professionals to assist in the installation of the Edson pedestal steering systems We have tried to take the installation step by step in hopes the job will not only go faster but also much easier You will find many suggestions along with simple illustrations to guide you but in the marine trade there is always an experience factor which cannot be covered on paper If you require assistance or additional information write or call The Edson Corporation We offer complete engineering services at no charge or obligation Edson has over 1000 installation drawings which we call Sdata sheets I f you own a stock boat feel free to request a data sheet on that boat or i f you are building orpurchasing a custom boat send us a print or good sketch and we will be glad to send you a complete proposaland a data sheet on your boat or a similar installationL CPEDESTAL STEERER INSTALLATION CONTFor hollow pipe stock the Drive Wheel or quadrant must be positioned on the post by tightening the bolts Only after all the final measurements and adjustments for the entire system have been the hub and rudder post for a stainless steel pin The third system is an alternative to cutting a keyway in solid stock or through drilling for a pin in hollow pipestock The same positioning method as used for the pin must be observed and only after all final adjustments for the entire system have been made drill and tap for two stainless steel Ysn1952mmcap screws through the hub and well into the rudder pThe actual drilling operation whether for the pin or for the set screws should be the last step in the entire mm 11615mm HOLEmust be installed if the cut is less than 12 to 15 above the waterline and the boat should be hauled for this operation Where the cut will be made is determined by the location of the Radial Drive Wheel or auadrant and the size of the idler sheaves see Figs 1 and 2 e a s u r e f r o m under the cockpit floor either 51127 or 7118cm down depending on your sheave size This locates the wire groove in the Drive Wheel or quadrant With a square mark its location on the tube Start measuring from this mark For a quadrant installation measuring up 2138mm then down 7l 178cm For Radial Drive with the hub up measure up 4IlOcm and then down 8 1209cm For Radial Drive with the hub down measure up lrz38mm and then down 91228cm Mark the lines and cut the tube at 90FIG 6Box Fiberglassin Place Fig 697 StuffiFIG 1ADD FOR WOOD SUPPORT UNDER THE PEDESTAL I F REQUIRED SEE FIG 9f l 7LOCATION OF PEDESTAL STEERER After carefully unpacking the Edson equipment lay out all the components and familiarize yourself with the system by arranging the parts as closely as possible to the order of assembly From the architects drawing or the boats data sheet find the ideal location for the installation of the pedestal steerer Set your pedestal with the wheel attached at this position and check the cockpit layout Will you be able to crank your winches Sit and stand comfortably Will the main sheet clear the wheel Adjust your steerer until you are satisfied you have the best location possible We suggest at least 21 154cm from the pedestal base dead center aft to the rear of the cockpit for standing room Now check the area under the cockpit floor to make certain the pedestal location chosen will allow freedom of installation for all the components With the pedestal carefully aligned fore and aft and centered use Edsons Template EB237 furnished with each order to mark the location of the four bolt holes At the center drill a thru hole 675mmdia This tiny hole will mark the pedestal location when working under the cockpit floor Do not drill any other holes at this time The small hole can easily be filled should you decide to relocate the steerer PREPARATION OFTHE RUDDER POST I f you are ordering a new boat with a tiller but plan to add a pedestal steerer at a future date have your boat builder install a stuffing box and key the rudder post This can be done by the builder at a nominal cost and will make the steerer installation far easier for you when the time comes If your boats rudder i s equipped with a stuffing box the Edson may be installed with the boat in the water If your rudder post enters through a fiberglass tube from the hull to the floor a portion of this tube will have to be cut away to expose the rudder post for the installation of the Radial Drive Wheel or the quadrant Although Edson recommends a stuffing box some boats with high enough freeboard can do without one A stuffing boxlm I I151127cmfor 4 sheaves A suitable stuffing box should be used to seal the rudder post at the tubing Edsons Fig 697 Stuffing BoxlBearing is preferred as it serves as additional bearing however hose type stuffing boxes may be used Edson stuffing boxes are available for rudder posts from l1251cm diameter 3189m diameter and are approximately 41702cm in length The stuffing box must be installed above the water line It mounts on top of the lower cut in the fiberglass tube see Figs 1and 2 and is heavily wrapped with fiberglass and epoxy resin As on all rudders be sure and place the Fig 697 Stuffing Box within about 11zl38cm of the bottom of the quaddrant or Drive Wheel and supbort it well for the rudder loads Figs 1 2 6 7 and 8 show typical stuffing box arrangements With the rudder post back in the boat place the drive wheel or the quadrant onto the post at the determined position NOTE As a simple safety factor install a stainless steel hose clamp directly under the quadrant or Drive Wheel This will prevent slippage if the quadrant or Drive Wheel were to loosen in service PEDESTAL SUPPORT3 RUOOERRADIAL DRIVEFIG 10C O N V E N n O N A LRUDDERFIG 8Fig 801 Recessed idler uses a standard Fig 711 or 776 ldler inside and is installed similarly A special template will be supplied with Fig 801 Fig 807 Offshore ldler will be supplied with separate instructions covering Fig 10 All other installation procedures are the same RADIAL DRIVE INSTALLATION Alignment between the idler and the Drive Wheel is done by raising or lowering the Drive Wheel on the rudderpost Be sure and cut the keyway longer than necessary for final adjustment When locating the keyway decide whether you will be mounting the Drive Wheel hub up or hub down because the wire line is not at the center of the hub Cable tension is adjusted using 2 Fig 618 Wire Rope Takeup Eyes as in the standard quadrant system On pedestal installations with the rudderpost raked forward or aft you may require a block of wood between the cockpit floor and the idler to lower the idler for a good lead to the Drive Wheel An alternative sometimes used on racing yachts for ultimate feel is using a 6 idler to lower the wire lead The Drive Wheel is supplied with a welded steel rudder stop which can be mounted above or below the Drive Wheel forward or aft See Figs 27 thru 32 for installing proper stopsFIG 2 There are three methods of preparing and attaching the Radial Drive wheel or the quadrant to the rudder post The most secure method for solid stock is cutting or milling a keyway in the rudder post and the drive wheel or quadrant Be sure and cut the keyway longer than necessary for final adjustment and the possible addition of an autopilotOn many boats the cockpit floor will require beefing up at the pedestal one method is to install a piece of 12113mm to 3hr 19mm plywood about 2 feet square under the cockpit floor see Fig 9 COCKPIT FLOOR l 111615mm HOLEGLASS PLACE INWOOD SUPPORTFIG 9li 1PFIG 4PIPE STOCK wood should be securely fastened by glassing in with epoxy resin and several layers of mat fiberglass kits are available from your local marine dealers The strain of a pedestal steerer on the cockpit is severe and we recommend this type of suppart The wood support also makes a smooth working surface for mounting the idler sheaves On a wood boat a well seasoned blocking should be installed between the beams under where your pedestal will mount If your cockpit floor is rigid no flexing or oil canning effect and is fairly smooth on the underside you can eliminate the extra FOR 2KEYWire Must Lead lnto Straight Drive IDLERN O T E Minimum distances sheaves A d d are for 4 2 for 6 sheavesNote Quadrants and Radial Drive Wheels must clamp tightly onto the rudder postWhether installing a Fig 776 Idler 711 Idler or a Fig 842 Dropped Conduit Mounting Plate at the previously marked location for the pedestal drill four holes through the cockpit floor At this time saw or drill one5 diameter opening This eliminates the necessity of drilling four separate holes when using Edson Engine Controls andlor the optional instrument pods Secure the idler in position with the pedestal bolts and temporarily adjust the angle of the idler sheaves 1 jWire Must Lead Straight I n t o Drive Wheel TankUp t o 5 if specified i n your order Up t o 4 i f specified in y o u r STEERER INSTALLATION CONTMETHODS FOR INSTALLING SHEAVES 1 The sheaves may be mounted on wood supports that tie the cockpit to the bottom of the boat and keep the steering loads from wracking the cockpit with resultant bending of the rudder post 2 The use of an Edson Fig 739 or 740 bracket that bolts to well glassed in wood blocks This system is excellent for those boats that have an adequate transverse bulkhead to take the loads INSTALLING SHEAVE SUPPORTS Fig 12 shows the time honored Edson Method of glassing in wooden sheave supports The port side shows the wood support running from the inside sail locker to the bottom of the boat It should be glassed or bolted and made smooth so it does not catch your sails The starboard side indicates a modification when a quarter berth or other structure limits the use of the cockpit bulkhead Here the sheave support butts against the cockpit floor or pedestal support Use straight grained mahogany approximately 1Mx 8 and long enough to reach between the outboard side of the cockpit seat risers and the hull Bond in place with epoxy resin and glass cloth for added support we recommend a wood same stock spreader between the two sheave supports see Fig 12 INSTALLING BRACKET The Figs 739 and 740 are alternative methods that can be easier on those boats where the cockpit seat risers are alongside the radius of the quadrant and the pedestal is as shown on Fig 17 This system can be used with the Edson Method or mounting wood blocks for the necessary sheave support The preferred sheave bracket installation shown in Fig 17 uses approximately 21 5crn by 12130cm to 18146crn wood blocks glassed into the sail locker sides of the cockpit floor When necessary to bolt thru the cockpit floor keep as wide as possible with the bolts as near the edge of the cockpit gutter as possible This reduces the chances of oil canning the floor and resulting cracking of the gel coatJuLLPULL INSTALLATION When installing the PullPull System the two conduits can either be routed port and starboard Fig 19 or both down the same side Fig 20 If space is at a premium lead both conduits down the same side and then route one wire across to a sheave mounted on the opposite side and back to the quadrant Fig 21 The conduits must be terminated by drilling a 3hr1 hole in either an existing moldment or a plywood bulkhead Anchor the conduits in place by using the nuts and washers supplied Fig 22 When terminating the conduits make sure they lead the wire rope properly either to the steerer or to the correct groove of the Quadrant or Radial Drive The PullPull conduit has a minimum bending radius of 8 and for the smoothest steering try to keep the number of sharp bends to a minimum Once the system is hooked up tighten the wire rope to eliminate all play but do not overtightenr 3PEDESTAL STEERER INSTALLATION CONTUse 3hs1476mrn for 4llOcm sheaves or 1 h 1635mm dia for 6 sheaves Secure the roller chain adapters to one end of each length of wire use nonmagnetic fittings do not use wire clamps as they might lock within the pedestal Be sure the chain is centered over the sprocket when the quadrant is centered midship rudder in fore and aft position This is important to keep end fittings on the chain from overriding and damaging the sprocket Lead the two wires around the idler sheaves the outboard sheaves and around the quadrant to the eye bolts The eye bolts should be in a slackoff positionFig 24CLEVIS HEADFIG 618 TAKEUPTWO WIRE ROPE CLAMPSFIG 16When installing the Radial Drive lead the wire rope directly from the idler around the Drive Wheel to the eye bolts Fig 25 Secure the wire rope with the wire rope clamps see Fig 24 and 25 Tighten up the cables with the eye bolts but do not overtighten To properly tighten cables lock the wheel in position using the pedestal brake or by tying off the wheel Cable tension is best when you cannot move the quadrant or Drive Wheel by hand with the wheel locked in place Overtightening will greatly reduce the sensitivity of the system With one person at the wheel and one watching the machinery turn the wheel from hard over to hard over checking for any binding or misalignment in the system The man at the wheel can check to see that the ends at the chain never reach the sprocket8 FIG 12FIG 13NOTE For RADIAL DRIVE cross the cables inside the pedestal for proper steering SHEAVES The location of the sheaves is crucial for any misalignment will cause binding in the system The edge of the sheave which receives the wire from the quadrant must be on tlie same plane as the correct groove i n the quadrant see Fig 15 Simply adjust the outboard sheaves using the c clamp up or down until the two sheaves and the quadrant appear to be on the same level see Fig 15 This can be done visually but as a check you can use a level or take measurements from the overhead FIG 17FIGPEDESTAL INSTALLATION Install the pedestal as shown in Fig 23 using four Fig 646 Pedestal Mounting Bolts ALIGNMENT OFTHE SHEAVES Alignment is not difficult but must be done with care One of the easiest methods is to substitute shock cord for the wire cable The shock cord should go over the pedestal sprocket and be fished through the deck the idler sheaves around the outboard sheaves into the grooves of the quadrant and tied with a small amount of tension to the Fig 618 Take UP 24 Eyes Figs and 25Wire musl enter directly opposite of where it fastensb THRU BOLT IF POSSIBLEFIG 14NOTE IIZOSS BOLTS NUTSARE SUPPLIED A N 0 MUST BE INSTALLEO k EPOXYFIG 15Now adjust the outboard sheaves by angling up or down or raise and lower the Drive Wheel on the rudderpost to insure a fair lead to the idler sheaves and the grooves in the quadrant or Drive Wheel When you are certain they are properly positioned you can permanently bolt the sheaves to their supports Use large backup washers between the nut and the wood sheave supports th the shock cord removed and all the components fastened wn you are now ready to install the steering cableSPECIAL INSTALLATION NOTES NOTE Do not use a magnet when checking for magnetism use a compass or magnometer In any installation of this nature some boats may require slight variations to the preceding Edson When doing so be sure to use good judgement and sound engineering principals We also recommend consulting ABYC safety standards particularly with respect to compass light wiring pushpull engine control connections electrolytic corrosion electrolysis lightening bonding and other boat building techniques If you have any doubts or questions regarding installation please contact Edson NOTE For on Safety Standards For Small Craft write to American Boat and Yacht Council PO Box 806 190 Ketcham Ave Amityville NY 11710Locate the bracket with thequadrant stop inside the 90 segment of the quadrant In so doing the sheaves will automatically be correctly aligned with the exception of vertical adjustment Although Edson has the A dimension for most stock boats on record it is advisable to supply the A dimension to suit your own installation plan when THE CABLE Measure the amount of wire needed and cut off two lengths of stainless steel wire 7 x 19 nonmagnetic about two feet longer than the required lengthPEDESTAL STEERER INSTALLATION CONTINSTALLING THE RUDDER STOPS The steering system must have stops to pick up the loads at the hard over position Although Radial Drive Wheels and Sheave Brackets are supplied with rudder stops the preferred method is to install the rudder stops into the hull independently of the steering system Rudder stops must be installed to prevent the rudder from hitting the hull or the chain adapters from damaging the sprocket Be sure the stops are strong for they will take a lot of strain at one time or another during the life of your boat The following sketches show the best methods of installing the stopsCONDENSED EDSON PEDESTAL MAINTENANCE GUIDEf All Radial Drive Wheels are provided with a rudder stop The stops can be mounted fore or aft and to either the top or the bottom of the drive wheel Figs 27 and 30 Blocks of wood should be fiberglassed in place for the stop to hit Stops must hit squarely and as low on the stop as possible The best rudder stop arrangement Fig 37 uses a tiller arm or its equivalent as a stop This keeps the stops independent of the steering An alternative method for the rudder stop is to place a straight grained mahogany beam athwartships and cut out two notches for the stop to hit squarely keeping the total travel of the Drive Wheel between 60 and 70 degrees Fig 3 2 8LAZARETTE FLOOR LIUDDER STOP2 x 4 POST CAN BE SECURED TOP AND BOTTOM UNDER COCKPIT OR BOLTED TO BULKHEAD OR SHEAVE SUPPORTFIG 32EMERGENCY STEERING i Provisions must be made for emergency steering This can be accomplished by leaving the existing dller head so that your present tillercan be used for emergency steeringaMake sure the quadrant hits squarely and that there is a slight cutout for the wire Most sailboats have the stops set to keep the total travel to between 60 and 70 degreesSTOP IS If at any time you suspect steering gear the cause should be checked out immediately to do so can result in loss of steering and loss If YOU have any questions regarding the steering system on yourQ boat which you have been unable to answer thru this catalogue elease contact the Edson Corporation at 6179959711 immediately Figs 32 33 and 34 show several possible arrangements for emergency steering with existing tiller heads Edson pedestals can be purchased with milled bases as in Fig 34 to provide a neat compact arrangement Figs 35 36 and 37 show different ways to make up an emergency tiller for both solid and hollow stock rudder posts Before modifying your rudder post be sure the tiller head fitting is not the thrust bearing holding the rudder up in the boatiThis guide has been prepared to assist you in the proper maintenance of your Edson Steering System To properly maintain the moving parts in the top of the pedestal it is necessary to remove the compass and its cylinder For proper alignment when reinstalling the compass we recommend placing 3 or 4 lengths of tape on the pedestal and compass as shown below Slit the tape when removing compass align the strips of tape when reinstalling the compass for visual compass realignment Your compass MUST then be checked for accuracy Lubrication of needle bearings should be done by squeezing Edson Fig 827 Teflon Lubricant into the holes located on top of the bearing housings inside the pedestal bowl Spin the wheel when squeezing the lubricant in to make sure the entire bearing is serviced Winch grease or water pump grease can be used as an alternative but dont let the bearings run dry Do not over grease as it will run onto the brake pads Oil the chain with 30 weight motor oil Do not grease chain as it does not penetrate the links Inspect the condition of the wire tension of the wire and lightly oil Edson recommends placing about 5 layers of Kleenex on the palm of your hand squirt oil on the tissues and lightly oil the wire This will lubricate the strands but will also flag a broken or hooked strand by tearing off a small section of tissue fyou do have a wire break replace the wire immediately See Edson Fig 775 wire and chain repacement kits Calltion Wire splinters can cause painful cuts Replace the wire after5 vears If still aood keeo the old wire on board as a soare o check for proper wire tension lock thewheel in by using the pedestal brake or by tying off the wheel Cable tension is best when you cannot move the quadrant or drive wheel by hand with the wheel locked in place Over tightening will greatly reduce the sensitivity of the system O l t must be emphasized that all on board must be familiar with the care and operation of the Steering System and engine controls One person must be assigned the job of maintenance and must be thorouahlv familiar with the oeration and intent of all the equipmentlf at any time you Steering System makes strange noises or reacts differently than it has previously you must find the causes immediately and correct the problem Screws nuts bolts as Well as clevis and cotter pins that are part of the steering system engine controls or pedestal accessories must be checked regularly fortightness and wear Failure to insoect all steerina oarts enaine controls and edestal accessories may cause loss of control or failure of the engine or steering system All boats must have an emergency tiller or its equivalent and all on board must be familiar with its location and operation An emergency tiller drill is just as important as a manoverboard drill and must be regularly conducted On a new boat and at least once a year inspect the system when under a strong load On a calm day and under power go away from the other boats and with the person who is assigned the maintenance watching from below put the wheel hard over at full throttle The maintenance man should watch carefully for all parts of the system bending distorting creaking or giving any indication of failing if placed under a heavy load for a period of time If for any reason something did fail or needs adjusting the day is early and you will have plenty of time When leaving your boat at her mooring or slip make sure that your Edson wheel brake is tight or that your wheel is properly tied off DO NOT LEAVE THE STEERING SYSTEM TO FREE WHEEL The pedestal exterior should be cleaned with detergent and water do not use acetone orland any other strong solvents as they may damage the finish Edson will be pleased to assist vou Call us or write us if we can SHAFT DISASSEMBLY INSTRUCTIONS1 With the wheel and brake assembly removed replace the wheel nut with any standard thread 314 or 1 hex nut 2 Loosen the steering cables and chain by backing off the takeup eyes at the quadrant or radial driver lift thechain off the sprocket and tie to the forward part of the bowl 3 Align the notch in the aft fibre washer with V stamped on the sprocket 4 Carefully drive the pin out of the sprocket drive from the round end toward the grooved end 5 With a piece of wood against the hex nut gently tap the wheel shaft from the housing see illustration below Be careful not to drop the shaft components into the pedestal 6 Remove sprocket two fibre washers and forward needle Deanng 7 Wipe out any dirt or old grease before reassembly To reassemble reverse the above procedure do not greasethe bearings until reassembly is completed You must check your compass for possible realignment or recompensation Note Check any electric wiring within the pedestal with an OHMIImeter to be certain the oolaritv is correctIFIG 338FIG30 CCCUT DOWN TILLERdNOTE All measurement changes for new low profile stuffing boxesEXISTING TILLER HEADFIG 34WELD TO ROUND SS T BEND TO ANY SHAPEHOLLOW AND COMPASS selection should be based on the size Pedestal used and the type of sailing conditions under which the compass will be used For offshore cruising with long runs a larger compass will help in steering a straighter course because of its better readability and steadier performance When used at night larger cards are also easier to read If all sailing is done during the daytime hours or in coastal or inland waters where a compass is only occassionally used a smaller compass is sufficient Base the decision upon your requirements If at a later date a larger compass is required the Fig 758 Compass Riser Extendercan be used to adapt that compass to any Edson Pedestal All 5and 6 compasses come complete with cylinders and domes as illustrated be low and are available either from Edson or your local marine supply store The new Fig 856 Compass Adaptor also accepts a stainless steel dome All compasses are equipped with a 5 lighted cards 12 volt DC and built in correctors The compass light must be properly wired and should be checked for the correct polarity If improperly wired an electrical charge can be created within the pedestal causing the exterior coating to blister and peelrdsonn uEDSON STEERING DATA SHEKSIf you own a stock boat feel free to request a DataSheet on that boat or if you are building or purchasing a custom boat send us in a construction drawing or good sketch and we will send a complete proposal and DataSheet representing a similar installation CAUTION Because most boats are subject to modifications during the course of production we recommend checking your boat carefully on the location of bulkheads quarterberths fill pipes exhaust systems tanks B mOver DATA SHEET for new compass mndels and sizes see price pagefar tlclnsman SeatnPip330 or 335mA screwilfr t y p with a unirersili IO R U C C the large rake of the mdder past if often wed Consult the screw steerer p p s in the Edon caWiog for further dewiisB0b tnm4Note Conduit kns varywith locntion of Pedenaiproper steering direction Pig 335 Y on Pcdcstol Sreerer Pig 6445 201 Stainless Srcel Desrroycr heel IFig 63115 51s Stainless Srccl Roller Chain Fig 6325 51s Slasrer Links 518 Clevis Adapter Fig 736 Pig i9B Condvit Slounling Piarc I Fig k41 Dropped Conduir hlounring Pbte 27 Pig 79 FuliFull Conduit I ire Takeup Eyer 2 Pig 618 4 Pig M6A 112vI Pedrswl Xlaunring Boirs 211 Fig 634 3 1 4 Stainless Steel Wire R o p 2 Pig i30 316 Mico Press Fitrings 2 Pig 634 314 ire R a p Thimbles 4 F E 665 31V ire R o p Clamp Please check iappropriate wwiog p g e s for ail p s w l accessories much a s yards brakes cables and b m m e n r housings These accessories arc all predrilled andare easily installed IIi12I2 05z 14cmI7c GALAXYIed compass cylinder accommodates almost any flush mount compass with a top flange measuring up to 6 in diameter The cylinder fits on any 7 diameter pedestal Edson Fig 335 orother make stands 5 high weight 1 lb146k This adapter comes as standard equipment on Edsons Fig 334 pedestals Available in black or white COMPASS DOME FIG 861 A pollsned SS dome with sliding door to cover the 44 4 Fig Fig646A 6654x4 316Pedestal Hounting Bolts Wire Rope ClampsIEdscsn ISTEERING DATA aver for Helm Seat1Fig 3476028Sire 220Inboard A A p Rudder p r o x 22 Rack o rand to Pinion suitVI1 FigBronze Spoke Wheel w i t h Teak Handles 74 s7MARINE DIAPHRAGM PUMPSSELECTING THE PROPER BILGE PUMPWhen a boat springs a serious leakand water i s rapidly rising above the engine the Bilge Pump becomes the means of saving the boat No yacht owner wants a sinking boat let alone have a little water over the floor boards If such a situation does arise the boat owner should always be well prepared for any type of emergency with a large capacity Bilge Pump For handling large volumes of water the Diaphragm Pump is pump on the market If you currently have an electric bilge pump use it for that daily job however we strongly recommend that you have in addition a hand operated Diaphragm Pump Your pump should always be functional no matter what the conditions of weather or what shape the boat is in Unlike many hand pumps of the old Navy piston type design the Diaphragm Pump will move an exceedingly large volume of water in a short amount of time without exhausting you or your entire crew The Diaphragm Pump is also virtually clog proof Most anything that will pass through the hose can be pumped The larger the pump the more debris i t can handle There are many different Diaphragm Pumps on the market most ranging within the 341119m to 112 38cm pipe size In most cases these small Diaphragm Pumps are only good fo small jobs Dont forget a fiberglass boat either doesnt leak at all or leaks far too much Edsons LeverActionJJ two inch Hand Diaphragm Pump i s designed to pump a Gallona strokeJJor 30 gals1113L a minute Imagine pumping a 55 gallon drum i n two minutes Thats a lot of water Edsons Diaphragm Pump with large openings i s Hand Pump Both Models of Edsons LeverActionJ Pumps are the same basic design The Side lnlet Model 117 and the Bottom lnlet Model 638 are available in a choice of anodized aluminum or bronze construction All pumps include stainless steel hardware a neoprene diaphragm and valve rubbers and a 32 long plated steel handle Dont forget that agood long handle such as Edsons is almost as important as the capacity of the pump Shorter handles tend to make one tired very quickly As described on the next couple of pages we have suggested different layouts and ideas forthe most efficient bilge pumping system best suited for you20PERMANENT MOUNTED LEVER ACTION PUMPSEdS P HModel 638 Bottom lnlet Lever Action Diaphragm PumpFor permanent pump installations Edson also offers a Bottom lnlet LeverAction Diaphragm Pump available in anodized aluminum or bronze Edsons 638 Pumps boast the same large capacities as the 117 Side lnlet Models The pump can be mounted below a cockpit seat under a berth or beneath the cockpit sole at the foot of the companionway steps It should be located where the person pumping can stand or sit for many hours without getting completely exhausted In planning your installation considerthat adequate room is given for legs feet hands etc so that one can brace themselves easily against the boats motion It is very important to mount the pump out of the way yet instantly available The suction hose should be as short and straight as possible with a direct lead to the bilge where the hose does not need a strainer and can be lifted out for periodic Welght Discharge of Pump 2NPTl 10 508cm 453k Bronze 6388 508cm 29 508cm 13lk Model 638 Includes 321784cmPlated Steel Handle wt 4 Ibsll8k Construction AuminumModel Deslgnatlon 638AEDSONS MODEL 117A LEVERACTION PORTAB MOUNTED UPON AN OPTIONAL MODEL 1 1 6 CARRY1Ecisons Model 117A side inlet aluminum Hand Diaphragm Pump mounted upon Edsons Model 116 Carrying Board when combined with the available hose and hose couplings gives the greatest flexibility of any pump on the market today On boats up to 35105m two 1013m lengths of Edsons Model 671 Plastic Flex Hose on either side of the pump permit use either on deck or down below with the intake dropped in the bilge and the outlet thrown overboard For boats over 35105m check for the proper hose lengths When the discharge hose is thrown over the rail check if you are pumping salt water fuel oil or even fresh water from a leaking water tank Checking what is in your bilge is difficult when pumping through a built in system with a thruhull fitting Edsons pump on a board is unique It is an extremely good investment as it does have to be permanently installed and in turn saves money When not in use wrap the hose around the pumpand stow it easily in asail locker in the lazarette or in Suction Welght Dnstgnatgon Dtscharge of 654 Pump Includes6542 NPTl508cm32114 5MODEL 117 SIDE INLETFig 638 Permanently Installed Beneath Cabin SoleL3 W 7 8 4 c mPlated Steel Handle wt 41bs118k Available in bronze the offset drive pump has a bottom inlet and is designed to be permanently mounted either below a cockpit seat or a berth with only the handle socket showing ready for instant use For further details contact the factoryV a r i o u s m e t h o d s o f INSTALLATIONSt the right is shown Edsons underseat Fig 638 pump installation which makes it easy for the helmsman to pump while steering The pump tucks up inside your seat locker beside your wheel or tiller The 2 hose leads to the deepest section of the bilge where it stops 1 directly above the keel to prevent debris from clogging the opening Install the pump with a simple bracket that allows you to remove and inspect it without disturbing the hose connections At the left is a typical installation of a Fig 638 securely mounted under the cabin soleHEAVY DUTY PUMP OUT STATIONF i g 165 P o r t a b l e P u m p o u t S t a t i o n U s e E d s o n s LeverAction H a n d P u m p m o u n t e d1 116 Carrying Board 2 1 0 6 7 1 1112 F l e x H o s e longer lengths o n request 1 1 5 9 M 1112 N y l o n H o s e Coupling ma13 670 112 H o s e C l a m p sNote Bronze Pumpout Station is available upon Designation Suction Discharge Weight of Pump 2 NPT 11 lbs 5k 2 NPT 36Ibs 164k Complete with 32784cm Plated Steel Handle w t 4 Ibsll8kMODEL 116 CARRYING BOARD54Plywood model 11 6 157840cm x 311 1280cm x 4195cm weighs 61bs127k and can be ordered separately or installed on pumpEdson High Volume Pumps will pump almost a gallon a stroke empty a55 gallon drum in two minutes Pumps trash chips old screws etc as shown below With Edsons nontiring LeverAction pumping stroke one can pump easily for many PUMPSPUMP ACCESSORHOSE AND FITTINGS TO COMPLETE YOUR PUMPING SYSTEM Edson offers all the necessary accessories including hoses hose fittings and clamps to complete your pumping system For most pump installations whether portable or permanently mounted 103m lengths of Model671 Plastic Flex Hose on either side of the pump are most popular If you prefer shorter or longer lengths Edsons Flex Hose is available in 515m increments up to 2573m For maximum performance we suggest you always use 2 hose and that you do not use lengths any longer than 2573m Edsons Plastic Flex Hose is very strong durable and easy t o stow Edsons Fig 159or 109 Hose Couplings and Fig670 Stainless Steel Hose Clamps must be used t o attach the Flex Hose to your LeverAction Pump For all Aluminum Pumps Edson offers its very tough Model 159 Plastic Couplings while for all Bronze Pumps it offers its Model Please refer to the drawing and description below for identification and ordering Model 100 3 Hand Diaphragm Deck Pumps are the highest capacity hand pumps on the market Designed to mount easily and quickly on deck to a new or existing piping system they are available in a 373cm suction pipe size or can be easily reduced for 21262cm pipe These bottom inlet pumps will move 45 galsll70L per minute or2800 gals per hour Suction lift is up t ovalves are clog resistant and can be cleared without any tools Mostdsons Model 100 Deck Pumps come with a 4812m removable galvanized steel handle for that famous Edson nontiring Lever Action pumping stroke Edsons Red Seal Diaphragms are standard for years of dependable service Edsons Deck Pumps are widely used on fishing boats for pumping and cleaning out fish holds and bilges They are also perfect for oil and bulk carrying barges as routine and emergency bilge AND lNBUSTRlAL PUMPSRUGGED POWERFUL DIAPHRAGM PUMPS THAT WILL PUMP ANYTHING THAT FLOWS AND SOMETHINGS THAT WONTEdsons Industrial Pump Division manufactures a wide range of Power Diaphragm Pumps that are designed to handle routine and emergency jobs where solids viscosity intermittent flow and difficult to handle liquids must be pumped Edson Power Pumps can pump to 8000 gallons per hour suction lift up to 25 feetI76m and pump liquids with over 50 solids Edsons pumps range in size from its two inch Bone Dry Power Pumps to 377cm and 4102cmHeavy Duty Power Pumps They can be found pumping industrial waste per EPA regulations at a large factory or being used by the Coast Guard for cleaning up oil spills Edson supplies its pumping systems to all industries large and small as well as contractors cities municipalities and government contracts Edsons Bone Dry Pumps are the perfect answer for everyday boatyard maintenance jobs and emergencies For pumping leaking boats Edsons Bone Dry resists clogging better than any other pump Holding tanks bilges and holds can be pumped efficiently and quickly Edson Bone Dry Pumps pump over 50 sand and mud and are often used for light dredging and pile driving near piers and floats Dig a hole with either the suction end or use the discharge to jet a hole for the pile All bone Dry Pumps are available as bronze or aluminum pumps and are available with electric gasoline or air powered units For big pumping jobs Edsons Heavy Duty Power Pumps are designed to pump up to 8000 US gallons per hour They are self priming and non clogging Edsons Heavy Duty Pumps are skid or trailer mounted with gasoline power electric motor or power takeoff well suited for maintenance and production For our latest pump brochures write or call Edson today4 Fig 159F PVC Plastic Female NPT Hose Coupling 7 1 Fig 671 Plastic Flex Hose Strong Lightweight Strong Durable and Easy to Install FOR ALUMINUM PUMPS ONLY Available in 5foot increments up to25feet 7A Specify length required Size For 1 Iz38crn and 25lcm Hose Sizes For 1 38crn and 251crn Hose Fig 109F Heavy Duty Brass Female NPT Hose Coupling 2 Fig 670 Stainless Steel Hose Clamps 8 FOR BRONZE PUMPS ONLY Sizes Size For 138cm and 25lcm Hose For 1 38crn and 251crn HoseFig 162 Neoprene Valve Rubber Inlet Valve for 638 Pump Assembly Fig G 108 includes Valve Rubber Valve weight valve guard and all necessary fasteners Fig 127 Bronze ThruHull Fitting 2 NPT Size For attaching hose specify 90 turned tail piece or straight tail piece3 Fig159M 5 Fig 113 Size 0 Edson Red Seal Neoprene Strong Lightweight Diaphragm FOR ALUMINUM PUMPS ONLY Strong Oil Resistant For117 and 638 PumpssP 1238cm and 251cm 6Fig 161 Neoprene Valve Rubber lnlet and Fig 109M Heavy Duty Brass Male NPT Hose Outlet Valve for 117 Pump Outlet Valve for 638 Pump coupling FOR BRONZE PUMPS ONLY 6A Assembly Fig G 107 includes Valve Rubber Size valve weght and washer and all necessary For 1 38cm and 257cm Hose fasteners125 Deck plate Available in g102cm 9 i Size Size Bronze Chrome Plated 4 125B 125C For A l l 1 1 7 Pumps Order Male and FemaADDITIONAL EDSON PARTS If you plan upon going to sea on an extended voyage we suggest you carry a spare Edson Diaphragm and a set of inlet and outlet valve rubbers as described above Be sure you match the correct inlet valve rubber to the proper pump Most Edson pump owners finds that the durable neoprene valves and diaphragm last a good many yearsTelephone 617995971 1 Telex 951337EDSON designs for bilge pump and steering systems installations a world wide service of the Edson BILGE PUMPK14 Price ListGeorge M Brengle OEM Sales Will Keene SalesPage 1NOVEMBER 1980EER2 IFor Fast Personal Service Call 6179959711 Ourstaffwill be happy totake questions We work Eastern Time Othertimes including weekends and holidays automatic answering equipmentwill record yourcall Sorry we do not accept collect callsORDERING INFORMATION Edson specializes in Sudden Service with most orders being shipped within 48 hours of their receipt When requested orders can be shipped the same day they are received Special orders and custom wheels can take longer Orders are easily placed on your own purchase order or use Edsons handy order form and keep the carbon copy for your records Please print all information clearly and completely Pleasespecify the quantity figure number size and description of each item you are ordering We recommend that you provide Edson with the boat type on which the equipment is to be used Please note special sizes finishes etc PAYMENT 1 All payments must be made in US Funds 2 Edson will ship open account to established accounts government agencies recognized schools wellknown institutions and firms with Dun Bradstreet ratings of Goodorhigher a credit application 3 Trade accounts will be considered upon the completion of our credit and reselling which we will mail on request Prior to the opening of an account the Marine Trades will be sold at list prices 4 Money Orders or Certified checks are acceptable 5 Master Charge or Visa Please provide the account number expiration date signed authorization to use this account and card holders home address and telephone number if other than shipping address 6 Please give us your home and work telephone numbers in case we have any questions on your order 7 Transfer money to our Bank Account by cable or air mail First National Bank of Boston 100 Federal Street Boston MA 02105 Account Number 5142455 8 Orders paid for by personal check may be delayed a couple of days PRICING All prices and discounts without notice Pricescharged arethose in effectattimeof shipment In view of the unstable nature of the materials market prices cannot be guaranteed We will always hold off any future price increases as long as we can A service charge of lzOo per month on unpaid balance will be made starting 30 days after date of Invoice PACKING AND SHIPPING Goods will be adequately packed to arrive in good condition Shipments are made FOB New Bedford at the purchasers risk Unless specified Edson will ship by the most economical method For shipping via truck UPS or Parcel Post within the USA witha minimum chargeof 200 When noweight isshown please estimate If you overpay by over 200 we will send you a check and likewise if we are underpaid more than 200 we will invoice you the difference DAMAGED GOODS The purchaser must notify the carrier and Edson within 15 days of losses or damage in transit and hold goods and original shipping containers for the carriers inspection RETURNED GOODS Returned goods will not be accepted or credited without written prior authorization from The Edson Corporation Modified and custom made goods are not returnable All returned goods are subject to 15 restocking fee and any refinishing charges which may be necessary A statement or invoice number and date must accompany returned material Merchandise held longer than 30 days beyond the invoice date can not be accepted for return EXPORT ORDERS Edson is experienced in shipping all over the world with international shipments daily Edson encourages Air Freight for prompt delivery and will ship Air Freight collect Ocean shipments will be crated for an additional chargeof 5 of the invoiced amount with additional truck shipment charge to the pier approximately 30 Payments must be in US Funds and must include all banking handling and exchange charges Please ask for Edsons Export Ordering Instructions EB 241 for further information DESIGN AND SPECIFICATIONS Can change without notice as we find ways to improve our products MINIMUM ORDER 1000Prices Subject to Change Without CHARGEPER MONTH ON UNPAID BALANCE WILL BE MADE STARTING 30 DAYS AFTER DATE OF INVOICE 200SERVICE CHARGE OFThe Edson Corporation 460 Industrial Park Road New Bedford Mass 02745Telephone 617995971 1 Telex 951337The Edson Corporation extends its invitation to all boating enthusiasts including the yacht owner the dealer the builder the boat yard and the yacht designer to see the Edson factory in action and the products being assembled Edsons engineering department would be happy to review the design plans you have for both Edson Steering and Edson Bilge Pumps For Sudden Service Edson stocks most everything listed in the catalog Stop by and pick up your Edson steering equipment accessories and bilge pumps While visiting The Edson Corporation and waiting for your order to be processed take advantage of the areas maritime history with a visit to the New Bedford Whaling Museum and Old Dartmouth Historical Society On exhibit are a substantial number of paintings prints and models dealing with whaling subjects and local historyEdson is open Monday through Friday 8 to 5 and most Saturdays however if coming on a Saturday be sure to call for an appointment W e look forward to seeing youIMPORTANT POINTS T O FOLLOW W H E N ORDERING F R O M THE CATALOG AND PRICE PAGEA l l S t e e r e r s a r e f u r n i s h e d w i t h B l a c k Wheel Nuts C a f t e r t h e S t e e r e r F i g No and add 400F o r Chrome Wheel Nuts p l e a s e s p e c i f yA l l S t e e r e r s a r e s h i p p e d less t h e Wheel O r d e r Wheels s e p a r a t e l y A l l S t e e r e r s w i l l be f u r n i s h e d w i t h t h e s t a n d a r d A otherwise specifiedd i m e n s i o n wheel s h a f t l e n g t h u n l e s sF o r a l l i n b o a r d r u d d e r e q u i p p e d b o a t s p i l o t b o r e s w i l l b e f u r n i s h e d u n l e s s we h a v e t h e s p e c i f i c r u d d e r p o s t measurement and keyway p o s i t i o n O n a l l w h e e l s h a f t s S p e c i a l S h a f t l e n g t h s a r e 1000 minimum p l u s 100 p e r i n c h f o r A d i m e n s i o n l o n g e r o r s h o r t e r t h a n t h e s t a n d a r d A dimension S q u a r e Bores on r u d d e r p o s t 2500 e x t r a Many e n g i n e s a r e r a p i d l y changing t r a n s m i s s i o n d e s i g n Be v e r y c a r e f u l i n matching t h e p r o p e r Edson C o n t r o l t o t h e c o r r e s p o n d i n g e n g i n e c o n t r o l c a b l e s t r a n s m i s s i o n c l u t c h throw R e c o a t i n g o f v i n y l w h e e l s 300 p e r d i a m e t e r i n c h Drawing t e m p l a t e s f o r n a v a l a r c h i t e c t s a v a i l a b l e upon r e q u e s t THE FOLLOWING I S A PARTIAL LIST OF AUTOMATIC PILOT MANUFACTURERS many o t h e r a u t o p i l o t s have been used w i t h Edson S t e e r e r s Energy C o n t r o l Corp EpscoBrocks IMI Benmar 411 P r o v i d e n c e Hwy S i g n a l Road 3000 w Warner Ave P O Box 127 Stamford C T 06902 Westwood MA 02090 Belevue W A 981109 S a n t a Ana CA 92704 2064554666 6173291500 7145405120 2033578455 Neco Raytheon Marine Co 676 I s l a n d Pond Rd M a n c h e s t e r NH 03103 6036681600 M e t a l Marine P i l o t 2119 W M i l d r e d S t Tacoma IJA 98466 2065645902 Ray J e f f e r s o n Main C o t t o n S t s P h i l a PA 19127 2154872800FIG 110 100 101 6107 GlO8 109PAGE NO 57 Oeck Pump Size 3 52500 Contact Factory 950 For Aluminum Pumps For Bronze Pumps blodel 109WMale 1000 1100 350 1150 1150 Model 109FFemale 1100 1200 350 SBRRubberP A G E N O Edson Forward Mount Inboard udder Rack b Pinion specify bore 6 key 1 t o 1316 114to 11316 178to 2516 238to 21316 278to 312 3518to 5 2 4 6 8 10 14 Size 2 Size 3 Size 4 Size 00 Size 0 Size 1 Size 00 Size 0 Size 1 Size 00 Size 0 Size 1 Size 00 Size 0 Size 1 Size 2 Size 2 Size 1llot Geared Quadrant Steerer Cataloged 56 56 56 Valve Assembly Suction Valve AssemblyEdson Geared Reduction SteererBrass Couplings Model 109PPair 1112 1900 2 2300 Extra t o i n s t a l l on hose 600 Size 113 56 Diaphragms Size 0 2 3 116 117 125 127 159 54 54 56 56 56 F i t s Pump Models 100Sz 1117638 100 Sz 2 100 Sz 3Edson Simplex Steerer Worm Aft specify bore and key Edson Simplex Steerer Won Aft with Shaft Universal and Self Aligning Bearingspecify bore b key Edson Simplex Worm Forward specify bore b key Edson Simplex S t e e r e r Worm Forward with Shaft Universal and Self Aligning Bearingspecify bore L key Robinson Steerer Worm Aft specify bore key Robinson S t e e r e r Worm Forward specify bore a key Edson Heteor Steerer specify bore 2900Size 2 Size 23000 1900 15100 25000 6500 7300Pump Carrying Board Pump Aluminum Fig 117A Bronze Fig 1178 Oeck Plates Bronze Fig 1258 6500Chrome Fig 12 90urn2 Bronze Thru Hull F i t t i n g s S t r a i g h t 7000P V C P l a s t i c Couplings Size Model 159PPair 1112 1000 2 1200 Extra t o i n s t a l l on hose 600 Not Spare Pump Parts Cataloged 161 162 165A 56 56 54 Iteoprene Valve Rubbers lleoorene Valve RubbersNodel 159MHale 400 600 350 828A Alum Orive A n 8288 Bronze Orive Arm C4 Alum Head Ring Size A21 Size 14021Hodel 159FFunale 600 700 350Edson Deluxe Pedestal WIBrake For 518 chain Size 650 For 314 chain Size 660 If no Brake Required D E D U C T41014Edson Needle Bearing Bulkhead Steerer For 518 chain with 10 tooth sprocket For 314 chain with 13 tooth sprocket For 314 chain Edson Bridge Deck Pedesral WI8rake with 11 tooth sprocket For 518 chain with 10 tooth sprocket For 314 chain with 13 tooth sprocket For 314 chain Edson Custom Teak Yacht Size 20 6 spoke Size 24 6 spoke Size 28 8 spoke Edson Bronze Wheel with Size 20 6 spoke Size 22 6 spoke Size 24 6 spoke Edson Custom Teak Yacht Size 22 6 spoke Size 26 6 spoke Size 30 8 spoke Wheel 37700 42300 49200 Teak Handles 19700 21400 22800Size 211 Size 310 Size 313 Size 611 Size 6310 Size 6313 Size 32 8 spoke Size 36 8 spoke Size 40 8 spoke13500 16000 19000 39000 40500 42500 55000 68200 80800420 400 400 24000 29000 34000 15500 13500 14500 601C21Heavy Duty Pump Out Station wAluminum Pump Fig 165E Epoxy Coated Aluminum Pump NEW Fig 1658 wlBronze Pump Compass Pedestal 4 f o r 4 Flush Mount Compasses 5 f o r 5 Compasses 6 f o r 6 Compasses For Special Height Add 1000 Edson Rapid Oiive Auto P i l o t Adapter specify Bore b Key Size Rudderpost Size 1 t o 1316 114to 11316 178to 2516 238to 21316 278to 3112 358to 5 1 t o 1316 114to 11316 178to 2516 238to 21316 278to 3112 358to 5 size 2 4 6 8 10 14 2 4 6 8 10 14 Size 2 Size 3 Size 450 Size 550231710II I60282Size 26 6 spoke 23500 Size 28 6 spoke 24300 Size 32 6 spoke O n Request Size 34 8 spoke a2100 Size 38 8 spoke 98300 Size 42 8 spoke 114400 Size 24 Size 30 Size 36 Size 4 Type A Size 6 Type 8 19800 22800 25800 6000 9400603C2Wheel with Teak Rim 49800 59000 658006044S t a i n l e s s Steel Uheel with Teak Rapid Drive with s h a f t universal and ext r a s e l f aligning bearingspecify bore b key size Auto P i l o t Drive UnitNEW607 22 Edson Parallel I d l e r320 327 334 335 338407000 45000 23500 21000 613 8000 8500 13000 14500 8000 8500 26200 27800 28600 29500 30400 33500 351 OO 35800 36800 37700 616 617 27 27 614 8 26Not Edson Console Pedestal Add 2500 Cataloged f o r i n s t a l l a t i o n of Bulkhead s t e e r e r s 20 20 14 Edson Pedestal S t e e r e r f o r special height add S1000 Edson Pedestal Steerer f o r special height add 51000 Edson Bulkhead Rudder Quadrantwhen ordering specify radius b s i z e 10 Radius Size 175 7000 10 Radius Size 225 8700 10 Radius Size 275 9500 10 Radius Size 350 10700 Size 174 on application 14 Radius 14 Radius Size 225 12300 14 Radius Size 275 12800 14 Radius Size 350 13800 20 Radius Size 275 28900 Outboard Lever Quadrant Assembly Size 12 Standard C dimension from pin to pin i s 16 Manganese Bronze Quadrant specify bore key Size 8 Square bores 52500 Additiond Size 10 Size 12 1 t o 2 Bore Diameter Size 14 Size 15 Size 16 Size 18 1114 to 2112 Bore Diameter Size 20 Size 24 T i l l e r Am specify bore and key Drag Links Size 10 Size Size Size Size 1 2 3 4 21800 6100 6700 9300 9900 10900 14400 18200 20600 25900 81 O O 14200 14900 15600 16400 350 5500 3000 4500 12000 10100Size 114 f o r 12 40 Roller Chain Size 211 f o r 518 i50 Roller Outy Bulkhead Steerer Size 3 Size 4r 34 ff o or 1Roller Chain Roller Mount Bulkhead Steerer Size 114 f o r 112 140 Roller Chain Size 211 f o r 518 3 0 Roller Chain Edson Rack b Pinion Steerer f o r Transom Hung Rudders Size Size Size Size Size Size Size Size Size Size 175 225 275 300 350 175 225 275 300 Rack b Pinion Steerer with Universal and Self Aligning Bearing f o r Transom Hung Rudders618 619 62026 27 24S t a i n l e s s Steel Hire Take U p Eyes Clevis Upright Single Sheave AssemblySize 1 Size 158 Size 4 Size 6 Bronze Size 8 Aluminm Size 8 Size 4 sizp 6 Bronze Size 8 Aluminm Size 8 Size 4 Size 6 Size 8343 3449 9Edson Aft Mount Rack b Pinion S t e e r e r Edson Aft Mount Rack b Pinion Steerer with Shaft Universal and Self Alinging Bearing specify bore and keySize 1 Size 1 621 24 F l a t Single Sheave Aft Mount Rack b Pinion with Size 1 I n t e r i o r Universal and one Self Aligning Bearing Edson Fornard Mount InRudderpost Size Size 1 to 1316 2 board Rudder Rack L Pinion with Shaft Universal and 114to 11316 4 S e l f Aligning Bearing 178to 2516 6 specify bore b key 238to 21316 8 2718to 3112 10 358to 5 1462324Upright Double Sheave AssemblyOn a l l 1 wheel Shafts Special Shaft lengths are 1000 minimum plus 5100 per inch for A Oimension longer o r shorter than the standard A dimensions Square Bores on Rudderpost 52500 extra Set Screws on quadrants add 5500FIG 110 624PAGE NO 24 Edson Sheave Bronze Aluminum Bronze Alminm Size Size Size Size Size Size Size 3 4 6 8 8 10 101FIG NO 654PAGE NO 55 LeverAction Offset Pump Bottom i n l e t Size 2 28500 10 sheaves supplied w i t h SS bearings 1diax 3 long a x l e 62524Twin I d l e rSize 4 Size 6 Size 8 Size 4 Size 6 Size 8 Size Size Size Size Size Size Size Size Size I d l e r Assembly628I7R o l l e r Chain Double I d l e rI 2 3 43144 Pedestals P l a s t i m Olympic 100 Model 64210 Model C392 Oanforth PolyAxial R i t c h i e l l a v i g a t o r Model SllF 44 To f i t 3355 Pedestals C P l a t h MerkurModel H W l e s s c y l i n d e r Aouameter Gemini Model 175 41 quam meter Galaxy i d i l 195 5 9 Oanforth Constel lationPodel C55Y C y l i n d e r llount R i t c h i e Globemaster Model SP5 Oanforth Express Model C4585 R i t c h i e Globemaster Model 0515E5 Oanforth C o n s t e l l a t i o n Model C552C5 To f i t 330332400420 6 Pedestals Danforth C o n s t e l l a t i o n Model C655c6 R i t c h i e Globemaster Model 0615E6To f i t 33414360 10700 17950 20900 195On 39500 29500 35750 33000 71500 62500 92000 80300 8500 9500 60 75 150 4000 5500 70002iEdson llarrow Pedestal GuardSize 45 Size 6 Size 316 Size 114 Size 516 Size 8 Size 12 Size 16 6678 Bronze62910S e l f A l i g n i n g Bearing FRAME A Weight 2 I b s I1118 1114 1318 1112 6200 6500 6800 7200 750025Wire Rope Clamps271 11412 Threaded RodSize 1112 Size 1518 FRAME B Size 1314 Size 1718 Weight 6 lbs Size 2 For s i z e s a v a i l a b l e w i t h o i l l i t e bronze bushings c o n t a c t Factory 6305 25 R o l l e r Chain Size Size Size Size Size Size Size Size Size Size 112840 112841 518850 31450 1 880 112140 112141 518850 34160 1 180Heavy Duty S e l f A l i g n i n g Bearing2Edson Wheel Hubs667C Chrome 61 OO 7000 9000 250 l e n g t h 25 375 l e n g t h 30 500 Size 1 112 Size 2 Size 1 112 Size 2 Size 1 200 673CChrome 700 700 625 750 115 125Size 2 Size 4 Size 6 52 56 Compass Wire Hose Clamps P l a s t i c F l e x Hose A v a i l a b l e i n 5 increments 52 4 Rubber Connectors Edson Wheel lluts 31410 114 6731Black 300 300 Size 1 l e n g t h 10 length 15 l e n g t h 201600lft 1500lft 1700lft 2500lft 36001ft 225 225 275 325 450 16Offt 250lft Links63425Wire 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Size 114 Size 516Size Size Size Size Size Size Size8 10 12 14 16 18 207100 7800 10000 11500 16000 19500 22000 7500 91 OO 12300 5900size 8 Size 10 Size 14 Size 110 Bottom I n l e t Pump64325Wire Rope ThimblesSize 114xI12 Size 114x 6 Size38x6 Size 1 1 2 6 Size 16 Size 20 Size Size Size Size Size 22 26 30 34 38260 260 315 4406443Edson Destroyer Wheels Size Fig 6445 Stainless Fig 644SE Stainless with Leather Coverinq Fig 644V Vinyl Fig 6448 Bronze4Edson F l y i n g Bridge Wheels2Teak Rims ie 20 wheel t i p t o t i p r e q u i r e s 22 OD rim I n s t a l l a t i o n on e x i s t i n g wheels add 50004Edson Character WheelsSize 20 Size 25 Size 30 Size 45629Edson F r i c t i o n BrakeBrass HandlesFor Fig 410 Size 8 For Fig 410 Size 14 Fig 6898 C h r w Handles Fig 689CAdd21 21 Pedestal Mounting B o l t s 112 x 112 x 112 x 112 x 112 x 112 x 112 Size 2 Stainless 3 Galvanized 4 Alminum 5 Galvanized 6 Galvanized 9 Galvanized Alminwn Size 316 Size 114M i l l e d Pedestal Base specify m i l l e d forward o r a f t Add t o Pedestal P r i c e White Ilylon Wheel Cover packed i n transparent stow bag Size 20 Size 22 3400 3400 Size 32 Size 3429zi i iiThreaded Stud Stock 25 Wire Rope C l e v i s F i t t i n g sSize 28 3600 Size 42 Size 30 3700 For Fig 600 601 6 603 Wooden Wheels use t h e n e x t l a r g e r s i z e than t h e t i p t o t i p wheel d i m n s i o n zi iiFIG N O 693P A G E NO 29 White liylon Compass Cover Teak Top Adapter For 678 dia Compass For 8 dra Compass Slze 5 Size 6 Size 5 Size 6FIG 110 735P A G E 110 34 Control Cable Clutch Cable f o r Figs 727 751 Length 6 5000 Length 10 5400 Length 7 51 OO Length 11 5500 Length 8 5200 Length 12 5600 Length 9 5300 Other lengths available Roller Chain Clevis Adapter Size 12i40 Size 1 2 4 I Size 51850 s i z e 4 Size 4 Size 8 Size 12 Size 14 Size 4 Size 6 Size 4 Size 316 Size 114 Size 516 Size 45 Size 6 Size 45 Size 6 Size 5 Size 56 Size 66 Size 95 Size 125 Size 95 Size 125 Size 95 Size 125 Size 55 Size 125 Size 27 Size 32 Size 36 245 245 26069431736s 697 27 Edson Stuffing BoxIBearing TYPE 8 Size Size 1 2800 1880 1118 2800 19 1114 2800 2 138 2800 214 1112 2800 2318 1518 2800 2112 1660 2800 278 1314 2900 3 1718 3000 f o r R e t r i c Sizes Contact Factory Wheel Adapter 3100 3100 3100 3300 3300 3500 3500Size 134 234 312739 4500 51 OO 5700 740 74222 22 15Fixed Sheave Bracket with rudderstop Adjustable Sheave Bracket with rudderstop Edson Friction Brake f o r Bulkhead SteerersFor Zerk F i t t i n g s ad Size 500743 744 74724 Not Cataloged 25Adjustable Single I d l e r Special 180 Crossed Wire l d l e r Ilot I l l u s t r a t e d and to F i t Fig 714 liico Press Sleeves IOT IIiSTALLED 4 required f o r 1 Steering System Edson llechanical Clutch and Throttle Control For Size 4 5 Pedestals For Size 6 Pedestals Edson Wide Pedestal Guard Cockpit Vmbrella Edson Compass RiserIExtender Edson Teak Luncheon Table Edson Athwartship Teak Dining Table69840lIC 0 I Horse 3 12 Taper per f t Teleflex T Teleflex Capilano T C A h r i c a n Chain L Cable Wagnerspecify Helm Pump lio W Capilano CA Hynautic specify s t r i g h t o r H I 1 tapered Shaft Hydro Slave H S Char Lynn C L Chris Craft 3 Norse Taper C C Adapters to be used only on S t a i n l e s s o r Brass Shafts For other makes of s t e e r e r s and s p e c i a l s Please contact Factory Special Wheel Adapters 701 708 Not Cataloged 35 Console Pedestal Access P l a t e Edson Hydraulic Clutch and Throttle Control For Size 4 5 Pedestals For Size 6 Pedestals Size 375134752 753 5000 3000 758 761 76228 28 52 30 31Size 45 Size 68500 9500 763 31 31 30 Edson Teak Dining Table Hardware Kit f o r Teak Dining Table Edson Helmmans Seat71029S t a i n l e s s Accessory Brackets complete with screws 2 required Size 95 Size 125 Edson Adjustable I d l e r Size 4 Size 6 Add to Pedestal Price1300lea 1500ea 5500 8500764 77071122714 71621 3Narrow Pedestal Base773 775 Size Size Size Size Size Size 32 36 40 42 44 48 105OO 12600 12600 12600 13500 15000 7000 5000 2500 3000 77630 25Leathe Covering Hand Sewn on your Wheel Size Size Size Size Size Size Size 18 20 22 24 26 28 30 9000 9000 9000 9000 10500 10500 10500717 718 71931 31 31Teak Convenience Table Hardware Only f o r Teak Convenience Table Edson Teak Uing TableSize 820 Size 95 Size 45 Size 6Size 1 Chain and Hire Rope Asserbly Chain Adaptor Chain Size Size 1112 2 8 1 5 8 6 1mm 281587 7365 2S1588 7368 7365 281589 2 5 2 8 6 7365 7365 2 8 2 8 7 2 5 2 8 8 7368 2 5 2 8 9 7368 7368 252810 2 8 2 0 9 6358 2825D9 6358 Quadrant Size d i c t a t e s the proper chain length 6 Sheaves rope See the Appropriate Steerer s e l e c t i o n chartCushion f o r Helmsmans Seat a14 wire 5500 8500 5300 5500 9500 20500 230072232with 45 Edson Double Instrument Housins l e s s Instruments Comolete High Pedestal Guard For Size 4 8 5 Pedestals Size 455 25000 For Size 6 Pedestals Size 65 27000 For i n s t a l l a t i o n on s t e e r e r s with existing Fig 662 guard deduct 6000 500 Charge to bore the faceplate f o r d s p e c i f i c i n s t r u w n t Size 5 Size 45 Size 6 Size 45 Size 6 011 APPLICATlOil Size 316 Size 114 Size 516 Size 4 500 500 600 3500 900022Edson Adjustable Crossed Wire IdlerSize 4 Size 6 Size Size Size Size 65 8 10 1277723Edson Radial Drive Uheel725 72733 34Swivel Mount instrument Pod Edson Mechanical Clutch and Throttle Control For Size 4 G 5 Pedestals For Size 6 Pedestals Edson Hydraulic Clutch and Throttle Control For Size 4 L 5 Pedestals For Size 6 Pedestals Hydraulic Steering Adapter Kit We must have model 110 of Helm Pump liico Press F i t t i n g s i n s t a l l e d and per s i d e 779 8500 9500 73228Umbrella Clamping Kit includes 2 p a i r clampsSize Rudderpost Extensions Type I 8 11 Hachined to your specifications To determine price mu1 t i p l y the cost per inch of your s i z e by the overall length Ilinimum Price 81500 Diameter Size Cost p e r inch729 73018 25731 733llot Compass Adapter Cataloged 3 Leather Covering Kits 18 20 22 24 26 28 307839Shaft biount Brake unless specified s h a f t lengths will be 8 Size 1Size 1 1188 10 12 14 8 12 14Shaft Shaft Shaft Shaft Shaft Shaft ShaftLength Length Length Length Length Length Length11000 11300 11300 11600 11000 11300 11600 12500 13000 6000 6500 11000 Athwartship ieak Luncheon TableSize 95 Size 125 Size 95 Size 125 5ize 45 Size 6For special non standard s i z e s widths add 402 734 34 Control Cable Throttle Cable f o r Figs Clutch Cable f o r Figs 708 728 816 Length 6 2000 Length 1G 2400 Length 11 2500 Length 7 21 OO 2600 Length 8 2200 Length 12 2300 Cther lengths available Length 9 785 30 Hardware O i L Y f o r Athwartship o r Forward Luncheon Tables Edson 54 High llarrm Pedestal Guard78728FIG 110 788PAGE 110 28FIG 110 Edson 54 High tlarrow Console Pedestal Guard Hardware OIlLY f o r Athwartships Oining Table Size 8 11000 824 825PAGE NO 39 39 4 39 32 33 P u l l P u l l Bracket For 8 t h r u 14 Quadrant P u l l P u l l I n t e r n a l Bracket Easy Release Wheel tlut Teflon Lubricant 4 oz 314 oz J aTube r Size 17 Size 1 Size 311410 Size I4 Size 75 Size 4 Size 455 Size 65 18500 20500 20500 20500 22500 22500 9800 9800 2500 21800 25800 30000 35600 40300 17000 19500 7000 4000 2400 700 70078931Size 95 Size 123 Size 95 Size 125101 OO 10600826 827 829790292 Uinch Handle Holders and Mounting Brackets792 793 29 1 Uinch Handle Holder and Mounting Brackets Size 95 Size 125 Size 95 Size 125 6000 6400 830Single Instrument Housing 1 5 4 High Guard when less guard deduct 56000Edson MultiFunction Instrument w i t h 54 High Guard Combi Size 4513 Mariner Nav5 o r Signet 4000 Size 4514 Combi Size 613 Mariner llav5 o r Signet 4000 Size 614 Edson MultiFunction Instrument Housing OllLY MultiFunction Instrument Housing Faceplate Size 13 Size 14 Size 13 Size Size Size Size Size 22 26 30 34 387942917x50 Binocular Holder and Mounting Brackets Rectangular Faceplate 79 Chrome 1 1375 1579510Size 1300 13007958 Bronze1100 11007955 Stainless 600Teak R i m e d Destroyer Wheel15500 Edson Extra Large Bore Manganese Bronze Quadrants s p e c i f y bore key 3518 bore M i n 4 bore 1lax Variable l e n g t h T i l l e r Anspecify bore key the A length the C hole s i z e and B h e i g h t t o match your needs 4 Instrument Cluster w i t h 54 High Guard 3 Instrument Cluster w i t h 54 High Guard 79630Edson Helmsmans Seat f o r Mounting on F l a t SeatSize 820Size 14 Size 16 Size 96257 9736 39Edson P u l l P u l l w i t h i n s t a l l e d end F i t t i n g s Length 3 3030 Length 9 Length 5 3450 Length 10 Lenath 6 3660 Length 15I4290 4500 5550Size 45 Size 6 Size 45 Size 6 Size 4 Size 6 Size 2 Size 10 Size 14 Size 4 Type 711 Size 4 Type 776 Size 4 Size 6 Size Size Size Size 810 1214 810 121442500 44500 33500 35500 4500 6000 2250 6200 7400 7000 7000 4500 6000 17500 19000 24000 26500 12500 13000 7300 4500 4900 2751 710 4150 4250 5500 3000 31 O O 3700f t lFor o t h e r lengths add o r subtract 210 p e r foot Max w i r e size 114 7 x 19 Available i n I increments o n l y 798 799 800 39 39 23 Conduit Mounting P l a t e Right Angle Conduit Mounting Bracket Edson Heavy Hub Radial Drive Wheel specify bore and key Edson Recessed Adjustable I d l e r Size 2 Size 2 Size 8 Size 10 Size 12 Size 711 Size 776 Size 175 Size 45 Aluminum Bronze Size Size Size Size Size Size Size Size 810 1214 810 1214 6 6 B 8 1400 1350 9500 14000 24000 9000 9000 480 500 16000 17500 22500 24500 19000 17000 29000 27000 3000840 841 842 843 844 84739 39 26 22 22 39 17Upright Conduit I d l e r Drop Conduit BracketN g Space Saver Offset Quadrant For Bores 1516 t o 3 Adjustable I d l e r wlsheave guard Adjustable Crossed U i r e l d l e r wlsheave guard F l a t Conduit I d l e r Heavy Hub Dual Ratio Quadrant For bore 3318 t o 5 Aluminum Bronze Aluminum T h r o t t l e Cable Clevis w1032 thread Offshore Dual Ratio Quadrant specify bore and key 11516 t o 3112 bore 851 852 853 854 85530 24 31 39 39 16Teak TraylTable F l a t Double Sheave Assembly Teak 4 Glass 95 Size 95 Size 125 Size 250P u l l P u l l Conduit only less end f i t t i n g s Sold i n 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